By David W Shenk
Islam and Christianity appear to be at contrary and unbridgeable poles, either devoted to global challenge. Given the political stress and violent acts that usually encompass those significant global religions, it's crucial for each side to appreciate the other—its heritage, ideals, traditions, and imaginative and prescient for the future.This worthy source from David W. Shenk, a professional in comparative non secular reviews, examines Islam and Christianity at their inner most religious, cultural, and communal degrees. It explores the similarities, and but unavoidable adjustments present in Isaac and Ishmael, Jesus and Muhammad, the Bible and the Qur’an, Jerusalem and Medina, the Eucharist and the Hajj, the Church and the Ummah. Reflecting years of conversations and discussion with Muslim acquaintances, this can be narrative theology, choked with anecdote and private event that bridges the poles and builds knowing.
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