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The church in the shadow of the mosque : Christians and Muslims in the world of Islam

Author: Sidney Harrison Griffith
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Series: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
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Who were the Christians in the Arabic-speaking milieu of Mohammed and the Qur'an? This title presents a discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Harrison Griffith
ISBN: 9780691146287 0691146284
OCLC Number: 501396899
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: xii, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ix PREFACE xi Introduction 1 CHAPTER I: "People of the Gospel," "People of the Book": C Hristians and Christianity in the World of Islam 6 CHAPTER II: Apocalypse and the Arabs: The First Christian Responses to the Challenge of Islam 23 CHAPTER III: Christian Theology in Arabic: A New Development in Church Life 45 CHAPTER IV: The Shape of Christian Theology in Arabic: The Genres and Strategies of Christian Discourse in the World of Islam 75 CHAPTER VP: Christian Philosophy in Baghdad and Beyond: A Major Partner in the Development of Classical Islamic Intellectual Culture 106 CHAPTER VI: What Has Baghdad to Do with Constantinople or Rome?: Oriental Christian Self-Definition in the World of Islam 129 CHAPTER VII: Between the Crescent and the Cross: Convivencia, the Clash of Theologies, and Interreligious Dialogue 156 BIBLIOGRAPHY 181 INDEX 213
Series Title: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
Responsibility: Sidney H. Griffith.

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Winner of the 2008 Albert C. Outler Prize, American Society of Church History "The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque makes a contribution to the understanding of relations between Christians and Read more...

 
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