Rather than focussing on debates about doctrine between elite theologians, Tannous instead explores the beliefs of what he terms ‘simple believers’. The author argues that relatively few people would have had the opportunity to become theologically literate. They worked out their lives of faith primarily through attachments to the rites and symbols of their community. Nevertheless Dr Martin Whittingham argues that it does not follow that what a faith teaches is without importance.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.
Prof Hugh Goddard believes that this is the first time a Muslim has written a serious academic work on one of Paul’s epistles in the New Testament and expresses the hope that it might be the precursor to an eventual fuller volume entitled The Muslim Annotated New Testament.Read More
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