Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-366) and index.
TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 Hospitality: The Threshold to Interreligious Dialogue; CHAPTER 2 Small Beginnings: Dialogue in Nijmegen, the Netherlands; CHAPTER 3 The significance of Dialogue Between Abrahamic Religions; CHAPTER 4 Contexts and Meanings of Interreligious Dialogue; CHAPTER 5 The Future of Interreligious Dialogue: Multiple Belonging; CHAPTER 6 Three Theologies of Religions and the Role of Comparative Theology; CHAPTER 7 Lights on the Way: Spiritual and Theological Masters of the Past.
This book seeks to give form to a theology that hyphenates two traditions that have not only been in constant conflict during most of their historical encounters but are also presented as opposite blocks in the threatening 'clash of civilizations' at the beginning of the third millennium: Islam and Christianity. Based on experiences of dialogue between the three Abrahamic faiths, this book analyzes historical and contemporary processes of interreligious dialogue between Christians and Muslims in order to arrive at a concept of dialogue as 'mutual emulation.' It shows how, in their theologies o.
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