Towards a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Theology

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 23, 2011 - Religion - 224 pages
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Towards a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Theology delineates the ways that Christianity, Islam, and the Jewish tradition have moved towards each another over the centuries and points to new pathways for contemporary theological work. 

  • Explores the development of the three Abrahamic traditions, brilliantly showing the way in which they have struggled with similar issues over the centuries
  • Shows how the approach of each tradition can be used comparatively by the other traditions to illuminate and develop their own thinking
  • Written by a renowned writer in philosophical theology, widely acclaimed for his comparative thinking on Jewish and Islamic theology
  • A very timely book which moves forward the discussion at a period of intense inter-religious dialogue
 

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Contents

Title page
Free Creation as a Shared Task for Jews
Christians Muslims
Augustine
One Abandoning Oneself
Faith as a Mode of Knowing
Hills of the Golan Heights Afra Jalabi8
Respectfully Negotiating Outstanding Neuralgic
Summary Reflections on these Neuralgic Issues
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David B. Burrell, Hesburgh Professor emeritus at University of Notre Dame, teaches Ethics and Development at Uganda Martyrs University. He has published extensively in comparative issues in philosophical theology in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and is the author of Faith and Freedom (2006), Wiley-Blackwell.

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