What sholde us tyden of this newe lawe
But thraldom to oure bodies and penance,
And afterward in helle to be drawe,
For we reneyed Mahoun oure creance?
– Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales, The Man of Law’s Tale. The mother of the Sultan warns that embracing the new and foreign religion of Christianity will only bring slavery to their bodily desires, suffering, and damnation to hell because they renounced their Islamic faith.