Download E-books The Qur'an in Context: A Christian Exploration PDF

For Westerners the Qur'an is a deeply international publication. Christians who enterprise inside of this sacred scripture of Islam come across an international the place echoes of biblical figures and subject matters resound. however the Qur'an speaks in accents and kinds that defy our expectancies. For it captures an oral recitation of an open-ended drama, one rooted in seventh-century Arabia. Its context of individuals, occasions and ideas moves us not just as poetically allusive yet as enigmatic. And but the Qur'an and its contested interpretations scroll in shadowed textual content among the headlines of our day-by-day information. In The Qur'an in Context Mark Anderson bargains a gateway into the unique global and worldview of the Qur'an. With willing awareness to the Qur'an's personality, reception and theology, he opens up a hermeneutical house for Christians and others to have interaction its textile of non secular claims. The Qur'an's theology, anthropology, soteriology, spirituality in addition to its portrayal of Jesus are all rigorously tested. ultimately, the Qur'an's declare to be the Bible's sequel is probed and evaluated. Forthright in Christian conviction and but sympathetically open to discussion, The Qur'an in Context is a competent consultant when you are looking to discover the holy ebook of Islam in its assorted aspects.

Show description

Read or Download The Qur'an in Context: A Christian Exploration PDF

Similar Comparative Religion books

Forgotten Truth: The Common Vision of the World's Religions

This vintage significant other to The World's Religions articulates the amazing solidarity that underlies the world's spiritual traditions

Keeping Religious Institutions Secure

Maintaining spiritual associations safe explores the original vulnerabilities that church buildings, synagogues, and mosques face with regard to safety, making them appealing to criminals who see them as effortless goals. The textual content illustrates why all locations of worship should still take into consideration safety and the kinds of breaches which can force humans away.

The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion

A hugely unique and scholarly paintings on spirituality through famous historian Mircea Eliade  In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade observes that whereas modern humans think their global is totally profane, or secular, they nonetheless every now and then locate themselves hooked up unconsciously to the reminiscence of whatever sacred.

Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity

The non secular ambiguity of the realm has many points, one in every of that is the hiddenness of God. Theists have proposed a few motives of God's hiddenness. a few putative factors contend that some great benefits of God's hiddenness ("goods of mystery") outweigh no matter what merits might outcome if God's life and nature have been transparent to us ("goods of clarity").

Extra resources for The Qur'an in Context: A Christian Exploration

Show sample text content

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 7 votes