ISBN-10:
1349482838
ISBN-13:
9781349482832
Pub. Date:
07/02/2014
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Where Islam and Judaism Join Together: A Perspective on Reconciliation

Where Islam and Judaism Join Together: A Perspective on Reconciliation

by Shai Har-El

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Overview

Where Islam and Judaism Join Together: A Perspective on Reconciliation

Introducing a framework to generate new conversations about inter-religious dialogue and create a community of religions, Shai Har-El argues that Islam and Judaism, sister religions, are closely related to one another with roots intertwined in the land, in the language, and in the memories of shared history.

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ISBN-13: 9781349482832
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/02/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shai Har-El is a historian, educator, writer, poet, rabbi, and businessman. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where he focused on the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East. He is the author of Struggle for Domination in the Middle East: The Ottoman-Mamluk War, 1485-1491 (1995) and Where Islam and Judaism Join (forthcoming).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Jerusalem's Gate of Mercy as a Context Prologue: Our Father Avrah?m/Ibrah?m PART I: TWO RELIGIONS, ONE FAITH 1. The Gate of Unity: We are Bound Together: An Appeal to Muslims 2. The Gate of Discourse: Holy Tongue: A Cultural Commonality 3. The Gate of Practice: Rituals and Rites: Closer than Apart PART II: TWO COMMUNITIES, ONE ANCESTOR 4. The Gate of Legacy: The Religion of Abraham: A Common Ground 5. The Gate of Ancestry: Abraham and Ishmael: A Scriptural Reconstruction 6.The Gate of Morality: The Sacrifice of Isaac/Ishmael: Some Forgotten Lessons PART III: TWO ISSUES, ONE RESOLUTION 7. The Gate of Peace: Rights to the Holy Land: A Theological Reexamination 8. The Gate of Humanness: The Problem of Truth: The Truth of the Problem Epilogue: A Poetic Conclusion

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