People of the book : an interfaith dialogue about how Jews, Christians and Muslims understand their sacred scriptures /

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Main Authors: Cohn-Sherbok, Dan, (Author), Chryssides, George D., 1945- (Author), Hasan, Usama, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London, UK ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Marcus Braybrooke
  • About the Authors
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Questions about Scripture
  • 1. Transmission
  • 2. Authority
  • 3. How Are Our Scriptures Used?
  • 4. Methods of Interpretation
  • Part 2. God
  • 5. The Nature of God
  • 6. Creation
  • 7. God's Presence
  • 8. Guidance
  • Part 3. Guidance for Life
  • 9. Law
  • 10. Sin
  • 11. Food
  • 12. Marriage and Family
  • 13. Rites
  • Part 4. Social and Political Issues
  • 14. Social Justice
  • 15. Wealth
  • 16. Men and Women
  • 17. War and Peace
  • 18. Other Faiths
  • 19. Persecution
  • Part 5. Hope
  • 20. Suffering
  • 21. Prophecy
  • 22. Land
  • 23. Life after Death
  • 24. Concluding Reflections
  • Glossary
  • Recommended Further Reading
  • Notes
  • Index

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