Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Islam and Christianity Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity this book provides a much needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a b

  • Title: Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective
  • Author: John Renard
  • ISBN: 9780520266780
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Paperback
  • In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a broad theological perspective Award winning scholar John Renard illuminates the similarities as well as the differences between Islam and Christianity through a clear exploratIn light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a broad theological perspective Award winning scholar John Renard illuminates the similarities as well as the differences between Islam and Christianity through a clear exploration of four major dimensions historical, creedal, institutional, and ethical and spiritual Throughout, the book features comparisons between concrete elements such as creedal statements, prayer texts, and writings from major theologians and mystics It also includes a glossary of technical theological terms For western readers in particular, this balanced, authoritative work overturns some common stereotypes about Islam, especially those that have emerged in the decade since September 11, 2001.

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    1. Another beautiful book by Renard, wonderful for a course in World Religions, Comparative Theology, Islam, or Interreligious Dialogue.

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