Original Language: English
George Fox’s understanding of Christian-Muslim relations is exceptional, but little known. Apart from Nabil Matar, few have noted its significance and it is almost entirely overlooked in historical surveys of the field. There are, however, a number of elements of Fox’s treatment of Islam and Muslims (almost invariably referred to by him as ‘Turks’) that are worthy of note.
1. Fox believed that Muslims possessed the ‘Light of C…