Sacred Misinterpretation

Reaching across the Christian-Muslim Divide

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Martin Accad
  • Grand Rapids, MI: 
    Eerdman's Publishing
    , June
     2019.
     396 pages.
     $38.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780802874146.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Promotes gracious interfaith dialogue on sensitive theological issues 

Theological issues are crucial to how Christians and Muslims understand and perceive each other. In Sacred Misinterpretation Martin Accad guides readers through key theological questions that fuel conflict and misunderstanding between Muslims and Christians. A sure-footed guide, he weaves personal stories together with deep discussion of theological beliefs. 

Accad identifies trends, recognizes historical realities, and brings to light significant points of contention that often lead to break-down in Christian-Muslim dialogue. He also outlines positive and creative trends that could lead to a more hopeful future. Fairly and seriously presenting both Muslim theology and a Muslim interpretation of Christian theology, Sacred Misinterpretation is an essential guide for fostering dialogue and understanding among readers from both faiths.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Martin Accad is associate professor of Islamic studies at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon, and at Fuller Theological Seminary, as well as director of ABTS' Institute of Middle East Studies.

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