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By John Renard

In gentle of the frequent public conception of incompatibility among Islam and Christianity, this e-book offers a much-needed straight forward comparability of those nice religion traditions from a huge theological standpoint. Award-winning student John Renard illuminates the similarities in addition to the variations among Islam and Christianity via a transparent exploration of 4 significant dimensions—historical, creedal, institutional, and moral and religious. all through, the booklet good points comparisons among concrete components akin to creedal statements, prayer texts, and writings from significant theologians and mystics. additionally it is a thesaurus of technical theological phrases. For western readers particularly, this balanced, authoritative paintings overturns a few universal stereotypes approximately Islam, specially those who have emerged within the decade on the grounds that September eleven, 2001.

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