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Author Valkenberg, Pim, 1954-

Title Sharing lights on the way to God : Muslim-Christian dialogue and theology in the context of Abrahamic partnership / Pim Valkenberg.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 387 pages).
Series Currents of encounter : studies on the contact between Christianity and other religions, beliefs, and cultures ; v. 26
Currents of encounter ; v. 26.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-366) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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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Subject Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Missions to Muslims.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Valkenberg, Pim, 1954- Sharing lights on the way to God. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006 9042017996 (OCoLC)68629683
ISBN 1423791517 (electronic bk.)
9781423791515 (electronic bk.)
9042017996 (pbk.)