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Peace-Building by, between, and beyond Muslims and Evangelical Christians

Peace-Building by, between, and beyond Muslims and Evangelical Christians

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This timely work addresses sensitive issues and relations between Muslims and Christians around the world. The book uniquely captures the opportunity for Christians and Muslims to come together and discuss pertinent issues such as pluralism, governance, preaching, Christian missionary efforts, and general misperceptions of Muslim and Christian communities. Joint authorship and discussion within the book is used to offer dialogue and responses between different contributors. This dialogue reveals that Christians and Muslims hold many things in common while having meaningful differences. It also shows the value of honestly sharing convictions while respecting and hearing the beliefs of another.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739135211
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 04/16/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mohammed Abu-Nimer is professor in the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program for the School of International Service and director of the Peacebuilding and Development Insitute at American University. He is also the founder and director of the Salam Institute for Peace and Justice David Augsburger is professor of pastoral care and counseling in the School of Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Part 1 I. Introduction Part 2 II. Peace-Building, Nonviolence, and Conflict Resolution Chapter 3 The Practices of Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Conflict Transformation Chapter 4 Response to Augsberger Chapter 5 Muslim Perspectives on War and Peace Chapter 6 Response to Kadayifci Part 7 III. Religious Diversity and Identity Chapter 8 The Qur'anic Perspective on Religious Pluralism Chapter 9 I am as my Servant thinks of Me Chapter 10 Response to Hassan and Harris Chapter 11 Social Location and Christian Identity: Some Historical Perspectives Chapter 12 Response to Shenk and Dueck Part 13 Interfaith and Intra-Faith Dialogue Chapter 14 Theological Foundation of Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence: The Koran's Universal Perspectives Chapter 15 Fear and Muslim-Christian Conflict Transformation: Resources from Attachment Theory and Affect Regulation Chapter 16 Toward Mutual Respectful Witness Chapter 17 The Right to Religious Conversion: Between Apostasy and Proselytization Chapter 18 Response to all articles Chapter 19 Response to Bakar and Omar Part 20 V. Contemporary Issues, Case Studies Chapter 21 Rethinking Human Rights: A Common Challenge for Muslims and Christians Chapter 22 Let Peace Flourish: Descriptive and Applied Research from the Conflict Transformation Grant Chapter 23 Abrahamic Faiths: Models of Interfaith Dialogue in the U. S. Chapter 24 Response to all articles Part 25 Concluding Remarks Part 26 Appendices

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