Not unpopular with me. :)
You're absolutely correct. However, there has never been any war that was fought with unmixed motives. That some Crusaders fought just for themselves does not change the fact that some fought for high ideals, and probably the vast majority fought for both in varying mixtures.
posted on 01/19/2004 11:09:04 AM PST
Oh sure. Some of them WERE in the Crusades because they believed that it was the right thing to do.
I just get impatient with people who paint ALL things done in the name of Christianity as all good, and EVERYTHING Muslim as completly and totally evil.
I got fed up with religeon years ago because of that sort of attitude and pray on my own time and privately as a result!
posted on 01/19/2004 11:30:35 AM PST
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