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The church in the shadow of the mosque Christians and Muslims in the world of Islam by Sidney Harrison Griffith

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementSidney H. Griffith.
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LC ClassificationsBR
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Paginationxiii, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
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Open LibraryOL22769142M
ISBN 109780691130156

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"The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is a book of uncommon learning and profound insight. The clarity of understanding, conciseness of presentation, and lucid command of deeper ramifications are qualities that only years of intimacy with the material can yield. Oct 01,  · The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Amid so much twenty-first-century talk of a 4/5. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosqueis the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian 4/5(3).

"The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is a book of uncommon learning and profound insight. The clarity of understanding, conciseness of presentation, and lucid command of deeper ramifications are qualities that only years of intimacy with the material can yield. This is a book . Nov 30,  · The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is divided into seven chapters in which a summary of events is presented and offers the different stages in the middle-eastern history of the Church as well as names, dates, and places we need to know, as well as the theological tides that flowed throughout the dialogue and interaction that took place. Just who were the Christians in the Arabic-speaking milieu of Mohammed and the Qur'an? The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Through a close reading, Griffith explores the unique theological and ecclesiological visions fashioned by these often-unsung Christians,'Catholic Herald. pages, softcover. Princeton University. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the .

This is a review of Sidney Griffith's The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque written for the Jenkins Center at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. This is a semi-academic review intended for those who are new the area of Christian-Muslim. Read the full-text online edition of The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the World of Islam (). The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the World of Islam. By Sidney H. Griffith The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the. The book’s origins lie in Griffith’s many years of study of this and related subjects. The reader will note in the bibliography nearly four pages dedicated to the various articles, essays, lectures, and books Dr. Griffith has written on the topic. Get this from a library! The church in the shadow of the mosque: Christians and Muslims in the world of Islam. [Sidney Harrison Griffith] -- Amid so much twenty-first-century talk of a "Christian-Muslim divide"--And the attendant controversy in some Western countries over policies toward minority Muslim communities--a historical fact has.