A Common Word: Muslims and Christians on Loving God and Neighbor

A Common Word: Muslims and Christians on Loving God and Neighbor

By: G. Talal (editor), Mr. Miroslav Volf (editor)Paperback

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In late 2007 Muslim leaders from around the world together issued in the pages of The New York Times an open letter to Christian leaders inviting cooperation as a step toward peace. That letter, -A Common Word between Us and You, - acknowledged real differences between the two faiths but nonetheless contended that -righteousness and good works- should be the only areas in which they compete. The 138 signatories included over a dozen grand muftis, an ayatollah, and a Jordanian prince, and the document was widely considered a groundbreaking step toward reconciliation between Islam and Christianity -- two major religions with a great deal in common. / That original letter and a collaborative Christian response -- -Loving God and Neighbor Together- -- both appear in this remarkable volume. Building on those original momentous documents, A Common Word further includes subsequent commentary and dialogue between Muslim and Christian scholars addressing critical and frequently asked questions. All in all, this eventful book encapsulates a brave and encouraging move toward harmony and accord between two world religions so often seen to be at odds.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780802863805
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9780802863805
  • ISBN10: 0802863809

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