Dr Philip Lewis believes that this is arguably, the most important work of constructive Islamic theology, ethics and law to have been penned by a western-based Muslim scholar in a generation. This review provides a detailed overview of the work including many quotes from El Fadl’s work.Read More
This page contains reviews, critiques and summaries of books in the field of Christian-Muslim relations and related topics. There are also reviews of books in Islamic and Christian studies where those reviews are written by a member of the other faith community. These reviews are the opinions of the contributors. Neither the choice of book nor the reviews themselves necessarily reflect the views and priorities of the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies.
In this helpful and timely book, Matthew Kaemingk responds to the questions raised by increased Muslim immigration in Europe and North America and tackles the problem of polarised political responses, proposing a radical “Christian pluralism” similar to that developed by Dutch theologian and politician Abraham Kuyper.Read More
In the space of 151 reasonably short and very readable pages this book by a Harvard Professor of Law provides some extremely helpful clues to the upheavals that we have been witnessing in the Muslim world in recent years.Read More
Drawing on both Muslims and Christian sources this book explores the history of the debate between Christians and Muslims over the person of Jesus, discusses why Muslims cannot entertain the idea of incarnation, and reflects on the Qur’anic denial of the crucifixion.Read More
This book, of which no equivalent volume yet exists, is a definitive guide to the ideological differences, organisational structures and international links of the main Islamic groups active in Britain today.Read More
This collected volume explores the idea of ‘post-Islamism’, a term coined by the editor, through papers focused on movements and recent developments in various Muslim-majority nations around the world.Read More
Focusing on the eighth-century commentary of Muqātil ibn Sulaymān and the great exegetical compendium of al-Ṭabarī (d. 923), this book sketches the outlines of the earliest Muslim approach to pre-Qur’ānic scriptures.Read More