The Other Prophet

Jesus in the Qur’an

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Mouhanad Khorchide, Klaus von Stosch
Translator(s): 
Simon Pare
  • Chicago: 
    University of Chicago Press
    , November
     2019.
     332 pages.
     $39.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781909942363.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Hussam S. Timani forthcoming.

Description

The Qur’an identifies Jesus as a sign of God, and he holds a place as one of the most important prophets in Islam. Looking at Jesus in Islam also reveals both deep differences from and rich connections to the view of Jesus in Christianity. In The Other Prophet, Mouhanad Khorchide and Klaus von Stosch explore and explain the position of the Qur’anic Jesus, with one scholar working from the Muslim and the other from the Christian theological perspective. Their combined research presents a history of Jesus’ presence in the Qur’an and provides astute observations to deepen the understanding of both Christians and Muslims. Here we find that a common view of Jesus from the Muslim and Christian sides is not only possible, but also expands our understanding of Jesus and his message.

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

Mouhanad Khorchide is professor of Islamic Studies and head of the Center for Islamic Theology at the University of Münster. 

Klaus von Stosch is professor of Catholic Theology and Didactics and chair of the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies at the University of Paderborn.

Simon Pare is a translator from French and German who lives in Paris.

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