A surprising mosque Christians are often surprised to learn that Muslims believe in Christ’s second coming. Dr Anthony McRoy, a researcher and lecturer in Islamics. He is the author of From Rushdie to 7/7: The Radicalisation of Islam in Britain. THE UMAYYAD MOSQUE OF DAMASCUS: Art, Faith and Empire in Early Islam By Alain George Gingko. 264 pages. £60 ISBN 978 1 909 942 455 subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.