Prophecy and the fundamentalist quest : an integrative study of Christian and Muslim apocalyptic religion (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Prophecy and the fundamentalist quest : an integrative study of Christian and Muslim apocalyptic religion

Author: Farzana Hassan Shahid
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work traces the origins of apocalyptic prophecy in Christianity and Islam through in-depth examinations of several texts found within the Bible, the Quran, and the Hadith. The religious prophecies discussed in this book are largely focused on end-time or apocalyptic scenarios"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farzana Hassan Shahid
ISBN: 9780786433001 0786433000 9780786480791 0786480793
OCLC Number: 183928568
Description: ix, 185 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sources of Christian and Islamic prophecy --
An historical struggle for ascendancy --
What the prophets of old foretold --
Mahdi, Islam's archetypal redeemer, and other Muslim messiahs --
Jesus: son of God or Muslim prophet? --
Christian fundamentalism: then and now --
Jihad: a theoretical and historical framework --
Osama bin Laden and his terrorist agenda --
The world today --
Conclusion: beyond prophecy.
Responsibility: Farzana Hassan ; foreword by John S. Niles.
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Traces the origins of apocalyptic prophecy in Christianity and Islam through examinations of several texts found within the Bible, the ""Quran"", and the ""Hadith"". This work discusses the religious  Read more...

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