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Abraham's Children

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Abraham's Children brings together essays by leading scholars of each faith to address key issues for the faiths and to collaboratively identify common ground and pose challenges for the future. The book will inspire readers in the process of inter-faith dialogue, contribute clearly to vital religious issues of contemporary world concern and help readers to understand faiths that are different from their own.

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Overview

Abraham's Children brings together essays by leading scholars of each faith to address key issues for the faiths and to collaboratively identify common ground and pose challenges for the future. The book will inspire readers in the process of inter-faith dialogue, contribute clearly to vital religious issues of contemporary world concern and help readers to understand faiths that are different from their own.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567081711
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 3/30/2006
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Harries was Bishop of Oxford and is a popular speaker and broadcaster.

Rabbi Dr Norman Solomon is a member of the Oxford University Unit for Teaching and Research in Hebrew and Jewish Studies., and was previously Director of the Centre for the Study of Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations in Birmingham.

Tim Winter is Lecturer in Islamic Studies at University of Cambridge, UK.

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Table of Contents

Introduction, Richard Harries Part 1: Foundations of Faith 1. Abraham Abraham from a Jewish Perspective, Sybil Sheridan Abraham from a Christian Perspective, Paul Joyce Abraham from a Muslim Perspective, Tim Winter 2. Moses Moses from a Jewish Perspective, Jonathan Gorsky Moses from a Christian Perspective, John Barton Moses from a Muslim Perspective, Annabel Keeler 3. Jesus Jesus from a Christian Perspective, Kallistos Ware Jesus from a Jewish Perspective, Sybil Sheridan Jesus from a Muslim Perspective, by Basil Mustafa 4. Muhammad Muhammad from a Muslim Perspective, Tim Winter Muhammad from a Christian Perspective, Keith Ward Muhammad from a Jewish Perspective, Ron Nettler Part 2: Resources for the Modern World 5. The Image of God in Humanity The Image of God in Humanity from a Jewish Perspective, Norman Solomon The Image of God in Humanity from a Christian Perspective, Alison Salvesen The Image of God in Humanity from a Muslim Perspective, Yahya Michot 6. Religion and Pluralism Pluralism from a Jewish Perspective, Norman Solomon Pluralism from a Christian Perspective, Keith Ward Pluralism from a Muslim Perspective, Tim Winter 7. Gender Gender from a Jewish Perspective, Sybil Sheridan Gender from a Christian Perspective, Marcus Braybrooke Gender from a Muslim Perspective, Tim Winter 8. The Environment The Environment from a Jewish Perspective, Norman Solomon The Environment from a Christian Perspective, Kallistos Ware The Environment from a Muslim Perspective, Lutfi Radwan 9. Life After Death Life after Death from a Jewish Perspective, Norman Solomon Life after Death from a Christian Perspective, Richard Harries Life after Death from a Muslim Perspective, Yahya Michot

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