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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 broad theological perspective. Award-winning scholar John Renard illuminates the similarities as well...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Renard, John, 1944-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Christian-Muslim Theological Dialogue in Retrospect
  • Introduction: Theological Themes and Subdisciplines
  • Part One: Historical dimensions: interpreting god's communication and divine engagement in time and space. 1. Sacred Sources and Community Origins
  • - 2. Development and Spread
  • Part Two: Creedal dimensions: faith and the development of theology as a religious discipline. 3. From Story to Creed
  • - 4. The Emergence of Theological Disciplines
  • Part Three: Institutional dimensions: the structures of theologically grounded community. 5. Beneath the Brick and Mortar
  • - 6. Institutions in Action
  • Part Four: Ethical and spiritual dimensions: mapping outward and inward journeys of faith. 7. Sources, Methods, and Social Values in Theological Ethics
  • - 8. Sources and Models in Traditions of Spirituality
  • - 9. Themes in Prayer and Mystical Theology
  • Epilogue: Reflections on the Prospects for Christian-Muslim Theological Dialogue.