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Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Jane I. Smith


This book provides an overview and analysis of the recent history of Christian-Muslim dialogue in the United States, and the ways in which it has been furthered and enriched since September 11, 2001. Starting with a brief history of Christian-Muslim relations, the text deals with Islam in America, models of dialogue, problems that can occur in interfaith engagement, pluralism as it is understood by Christians and Muslims, and new avenues for dialogue. The specific examples cited suggest to the reader some of the kinds of cooperative events that are taking place, as well as the variety of think ... More

Keywords: dialogue, crusade, mission, immigration, conversion, gender, youth, pluralism, tolerance, reconciliation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195307313
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane I. Smith, author
Hartford Seminary
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