A History of Christian-Muslim Relations

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Hugh Goddard
The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys
  • Edinburgh: 
    Edinburgh University Press
    , April
     256 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Christians and Muslims comprise the world’s two largest religious communities. This book looks at the history of their relationship – part peaceful co-existence and part violent confrontation – from their first encounters in the medieval period up to the present. It emphasises the theological, cultural and political context in which perceptions and attitudes have developed and gives a depth of historical insight to the complex current Christian–Muslim interactions across the globe.

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

Hugh Goddard is Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Edinburgh.


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