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Muslim-Christian Encounters (Routledge Revivals) : Perceptions and Misperceptions.

Author: W Montgomery Watt
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge revivals.
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First published in 1991, this title explores the myths and misperceptions that have underpinned Muslim-Christian relations throughout history, and which endure to the current day. William Montgomery Watt describes how the myths originated and developed, and argues that both Muslims and Christians need to have a more accurate knowledge and positive appreciation of the other religion. Chapters discuss the Qur'anic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Watt, William Montgomery.
Muslim-Christian Encounters (Routledge Revivals) : Perceptions and Misperceptions.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Montgomery Watt
ISBN: 9781317820420 1317820428
OCLC Number: 866858102
Description: 1 online resource (173 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; 1 The Christianity encountered by Islam; 2 The Qur'ānic perception of Christianity; 3 The elaboration of Qur'ānic perceptions; 4 The encounter with Greek philosophy; 5 Encounters under Muslim rule; 6 Encounters with medieval Europe; 7 The background of the modern encounter; 8 The modern encounter; 9 Towards the future; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Routledge revivals.

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Reviewing a time-span from the first Muslim-Christian encounters to the Salman Rushdie affair, this study traces the history of the two religions in question and attempts to describe how the  Read more...

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