Why should Christians engage in interfaith dialogue with Muslims? Does Islam have anything to offer Christians? What is Islamophobia, and what should we do about it?
These are just some of the questions addressed in Finding Jesus among Muslims, an urgent new book from author Jordan Denari Duffner. Drawing from church teaching, the stories of saints and martyrs, and her extensive personal experiences living among Muslims in both the United States and the Middle East, Duffner explains why all Christians are called to participate in a “dialogue of life” with Muslims. Her intelligent and fresh approach makes Duffner a welcome voice on some of the most important social and religious questions of our day.
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About the Author
Jordan Denari Duffner is a leading Catholic voice on Muslim-Christian relations and an advocate for interreligious dialogue. Currently pursuing a PhD in Theological and Religious Studies at Georgetown University, she is also an associate at the Bridge Initiative, where she previously worked as a research fellow studying anti-Muslim prejudice. Her writing on Islam and Catholicism has appeared in TIME, The Washington Post, America, and numerous other outlets. A former Fulbright researcher in Amman, Jordan, she lives in the Washington, DC, area with her husband, Chris.
Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgments Notes on Translation and Terms Introduction Interfaith Dialogue: Walking Together Toward Truth PART I MEETING GOD IN MUSLIMS 1 Mary, Mercy, and Basketball 2 What We Fear, and Who Gets Hurt PART II ENCOUNTERING GOD IN ISLAM 3 God Is Greater 4 The Width of a Hair PART III REEMBRACING GOD IN CHRISTIANITY 5 Arriving Where We Started 6 The Dialogue of Life Appendices A Discussion Questions B Guidelines for Dialogue with Muslims C A Joint Prayer for Christians and Muslims D Resources for Further Study E Glossary F Pronunciations and Definitions of Select Given Names Notes Index