Sioux Falls Atheists
Sioux Falls Atheists and Atheism, Agnostics and Humanism

Sioux Falls Atheists endorse Cities of Light for describing how Islam jump-started
the Renaissance in Europe and how the tolerance of the Muslims, Christians and
Jews living together was wiped out by the invading barbarians from Europe.

Cities of Light
The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain (2007) - 116 minutes
Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain at Amazon.com

A thousand years ago in the sun washed lands of Southern Spain, Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together and thrived. Their cultures and beliefs intertwined and the knowledge of the ancients was gathered and reborn. Here were the very seeds of the Renaissance. But this world too quickly vanished. Greed, fear and intolerance swept it away. Puritanical judgments and absolutism snuffed out the light of learning. Within a few centuries, the fragile union of these people dissipated like smoke. The time of tolerance was lost forever. What can we learn from this time? Must history repeat itself?

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Cities of Light
The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

Sioux Falls Atheists endorse Cities of Light for describing how Islam jump-started
the Renaissance in Europe and how the tolerance of the Muslims, Christians and
Jews living together was wiped out by the invading barbarians from Europe.