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The Qurʼan and the West

Author: Kenneth Cragg; John L Esposito
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anglican Bishop Kenneth Cragg (1913-2012) was one of the world's foremost scholars of Islamic and Christian theology. His books on the Qur'an and Arab Christianity, including The Event of the Qur'an and The Tragic in Islam and The Call of the Minaret became classics in their field. Cragg served in academic and ecclesiastical posts in Jerusalem, Beirut, Cairo, Nigeria, and the United States in addition to serving as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cragg, Kenneth, 1913-2012.
Qurʼan and the West.
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015024222
(OCoLC)921926497
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Cragg; John L Esposito
ISBN: 9781626163171 1626163170
OCLC Number: 950620893
Notes: Includes a new foreword.
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages)
Contents: A deep divide in a single situation --
Humans who occupy : not gods who own --
Legitimate selfhood --
'Whisperings in the bosom' --
The vital point of the secular --
The burdened significance of words --
Where the heart has its reasonings --
The onus of necessary shape, art and ritual --
The table and the memory --
Journeying the distance --
Divinely liable politics --
Our humanly liable lord.
Responsibility: Kenneth Cragg ; foreword by John L. Esposito.

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Anglican Bishop Kenneth Cragg (1913-2012) was one of the world's foremost scholars of Islamic and Christian theology. His books on the Qur'an and Arab Christianity, including The Event of the Qur'an and The Tragic in Islam and The Call of the Minaret became classics in their field. Cragg served in academic and ecclesiastical posts in Jerusalem, Beirut, Cairo, Nigeria, and the United States in addition to serving as the Warden of St. Augustine College in Canterbury. He was the author of thirty-five books. John L. Esposito is University Professor and professor of religion and international affairs and of Islamic studies at Georgetown University. He is also founding director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.--

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