Crisis, Call, and Leadership in the Abrahamic Traditions

Crisis, Call, and Leadership in the Abrahamic Traditions

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Over three years of study and fellowship, sixteen Muslim, Jewish, and Christian scholars sought to answer one question: qDo our three scriptures unite or divide us?q They offer their answers in this book: sixteen essays on how certain ways of reading scripture may draw us apart and other ways may draw us, together, into the source that each tradition calls peace. Each essay examines scriptural sources as read in the classical and medieval traditions. The essays of Part I examine how each tradition addresses the qotherq within its tradition and without. Part II illustrates how all three traditions attend to poverty as a societal and spiritual condition. Part III examines what it means to read scripture while facing the challenges of modernity. Overall, Ochs and Johnson have assembled a unique approach to inter-religious scholarship and a rare look at scriptural study as a pathway to peace.What was perhaps the most fascinating aspect of this project, an aspect not immediately transparent in the essays in this ... My essay is, therefore, educated by my interactions and conversations with the members of the Scriptural Reasoning and ... My aim is to use current. Charity. and. the. Good. Life: On. Islamic. Prophetic. Ethics. Lawe, loue, and lewete: The Kenotic Vision ofTraditional Christian Political.

Title:Crisis, Call, and Leadership in the Abrahamic Traditions
Author: Peter Ochs, William Stacy Johnson
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2009-11-10

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