World Christianity in Muslim Encounter, Volume 2: Essays in Memory of David A. Kerr

World Christianity in Muslim Encounter, Volume 2: Essays in Memory of David A. Kerr

by Stephen R. Goodwin
     
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847065117
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Goodwin is a university lecturer in Istanbul, Turkey in the field of International Relations with specialties in Balkan and European post-communist studies. He is the author of Fractured Land, Healing Nations (Peter Lang, 2006), which explores nation-building and peace-building in the former Yugoslavia.

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