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Title World Christianity in Muslim encounter : essays in memory of David A. Kerr / edited by Stephen R. Goodwin.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Continuum, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 363 pages).
Series Continuum religious studies
Continuum religious studies.
Bibliography "Publications by David A. Kerr": pages 345-346.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part one. Textual and thematic issues -- Christians and Muslims in the Qur'ān and Muslim tradition / Mahmoud M. Ayoub -- Abrogation : Muslim and Christian / Christopher Lamb -- Forgiveness and reconciliation through the lenses of the Bible and the Qur'ān / Sigvard von Sicard -- Part two. Issues relating to Christian-Muslim history, dialogue and pluralism -- Dialogue and religious truth claims in Christianity and Islam / Christopher W. Troll -- Christian-Muslim relations in Ethiopia : lessons from the past, opportunities for the future / F. Peter Ford, Jr. -- Some medieval Muslim views of Constantinople / Carole Hillenbrand -- The Abrahamic faiths in their new context / David B. Burrell -- Recent developments in Christian-Muslim relations / Hugh Goddard -- Christians, Muslims and religious freedom : a Christian perspective / David Marshall -- Islam hostage to itself? / Kenneth Cragg -- Europe and the Arab world in the twentieth century : behind the myths of the 'West' and 'Islam' / Jørgen S. Nielsen -- A tale of two cities revisited : Jerusalem, Medina and justice in today's urban centres / Anton Wessels -- Seeking to overcome Islamophobia through education and dialogue : some personal experiences at the Selly Oak Colleges and at the WCC related to the early work of Dr David Kerr / John B. Taylor -- Re-forming American views of Muslims : a view from the trenches / Robert Hunt -- An open letter to open religions / Jacques Waardenburg -- Christian-Muslim dialogue : mirage or destiny? / Khursid Ahmad -- An enduring vision : the Study Centre at Selly Oak / C.T.R. Hewer.
Part three. Christian-Muslim encounter in local and contemporary contexts -- For the peace of the city : Bradford -- a case study in developing inter-community and inter-religious relations / Philip Lewis -- The central role of religion in Europe's periphery : Christian-Muslim-Muslim relations and state viability in Bosnia-Herzegovina / Stephen R. Goodwin -- Christians and Muslims in Denmark : possibilities for mutual recognition / Safet Bektović -- Debates on Jesus and Muḥammad in Europe, India and Pakistan / Jan Slomp -- The changing face of Islamists in Sudan / Edward Riak Kajivora -- Christian-Muslim relations in contemporary Nigeria : a contextual approach / Akintunde E. Akinade -- Appendix. Publications by David A. Kerr.
Summary Global Christianity in Local Context and Muslim Encounter is a unique collection of essays in honour of David A. Kerr, well-known for his contributions in the areas of Christian-Muslim dialogue, Ecumenical Studies and Missions. With contributions from recognized experts in these fields, the book provides a platform for examining contemporary Christian-Muslim relations and critical issues facing twenty-first century Christianity. Volume 2 is a veritable Who's Who of renowned Christian and Muslim scholars that have shaped the course of Christian-Muslim dialogue over the last half century. Their contributions in this volume address contemporary and pivotal issues facing Christians and Muslims today, such as Islamophobia, Islamism, Religious Freedom, Inter-religious Challenges and Urbanism, Mission and Economic Globalisation, Suffering and Social Responsibility, and others. --From publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
Subject Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
Christianity. (OCoLC)fst00859599
Interfaith relations. (OCoLC)fst01353343
Islam. (OCoLC)fst00979776
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kerr, David A.
Goodwin, Stephen R.
Other Form: Print version: World Christianity in Muslim encounter. London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009 9781847065117 (DLC) 2008026817 (OCoLC)231585699
ISBN 9781441112453 (electronic bk.)
1441112456 (electronic bk.)
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