Islam, Judaism, and Christianity: Theological and Historical Affiliations

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Markus Wiener Publishers, 1998 - Religion - 207 pages
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Islam is by nature and history related to Judaism and Christianity. Muhammad grappled with conflicting attitudes toward both religions for a long period before opting for his own way. Ultimately, he acknowledged Judaism and Christianity as independent but less legitimate religions than Islam.

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Klaus J. Bade was born in 1944 in Sierentz, Alsace-Lorraine. He is chair of modern history and director of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at Osnabruck University. He has held visiting professorships at Harvard and Oxford and fellowships at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. He won the Philip Morris Research Award in 2001 and is a member of numerous scientific organizations, commissions and advisory boards as well as head of German and international research projects. He is co-editor of several book series and journals and author and editor of more than 30 books on German and European history, including colonial history and population and migration past and present.

Allison Brown has been a freelance translator of scholarly books and essays, largely in the fields of history and the social and political sciences, especially cultural studies, since 1988. She has studied linguistics and German studies, and has an MA in translation science. She lives in Berlin.

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