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Ly Places Granted his freedom Pitts became a soldier going on campaign against the Moroccans and Spanish before venturing on a daring escape while serving with the Algiers fleet Crossing much of Italy and Germany on foot he finally reached Exeter seventeen years after he had left Joseph Pitts's A Faithful Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mahometans first published in is a uniue combination of captivity narrative travel account and description of Islam It describes his time in Algiers his life as a slave his conversion his pilgrimage to Mecca the first such detailed description in English Muslim ritual and practice and his audacious escape A Christian for most of his life Pitts also had the advantage of living as a Muslim within a Muslim society Nowhere in the literature of the period is there aintimate and poignant account of identity conflict Encountering Islam contains a faithful.
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