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Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

John Renard


In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much-needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a broad theological perspective. The book illuminates the similarities as well as the differences between Islam and Christianity through a clear exploration of four major dimensions—historical, creedal, institutional, and ethical and spiritual. Throughout, the book features comparisons between concrete elements such as creedal statements, prayer texts, and writings from major theologians and mystics. ... More

Keywords: Islam, Christianity, creedal statements, prayer texts, theologians, mystics, stereotypes, September 11

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780520255081
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520255081.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Renard, author