Brown does a much fairer job. Reading good academic books is very much about both information and enjoyment, and ideally literature introducing major world religions should be both educational and a pleasure to read. Keep the book Sell the book Disclaimer: These calculations are based on the current advertised price. The Armenian Genocide of 1915. Mohammed apparently had contact with several of these groups during his travels, and his views and perspectives on Christianity were influenced by their theology. Shepard has scored well on both.
Traces the development of Muslim beliefs and practices against the background of social and cultural contexts extending from North Africa to South and Southeast Asia Fully revised for the second edition, with completely new opening and closing chapters considering key issues facing Islam in the 21st century Focuses greater attention on everyday practices, the role of women in Muslim societies, and offers additional material on Islam in America Includes detailed chronologies, tables summarizing key information, useful maps and diagrams, and many more illustrations Wiley-Blackwell. The Great Awakening: American Protestantism. The commodification of Christianity in the west. William Shepard traces the history of Islam from its origins in the life and career of Mohammed, through its classical expressions, to its interactions with the West in the modern world. I found it interesting, though the style is rather dry. The Contents of the Bible.
Appearing at the end of a book which explores the ideas and traditions of Islam in depth, this new section offers thought-provoking reflections on the role of religion in the current conflicts. The unity of the church. Indonesia: Islamic Society or Islamic State? McGrath not only discusses the pivotal events and major figures one would expect in such a work, he portrays Christianity as a dynamic living tradition, growing, adapting, struggling, and through it all, thriving. It is an ideal textbook, for introductory texts often run the risk of becoming as repetitive as the Mandelbrot set, but here the author, succinctly and successfully, articulates the issues in an accessible vernacular idiom. The Victorian crisis of faith. The leading features of Protestantism. Ships same or next day.
The Contents of the Old Testament. This was missing in the equivalent Esposito book for the most part. A Protestant religion of the heart: Pietism. Brown, who has lived and taught in Egypt and Pakistan, offers both a sympathetic description and a critical analysis. In this second edition, an already solid resource is made even more valuable. The Interpretation of the Bible. About the Series This exciting series introduces students to the major world religious traditions.
Careful not only to present the full range of Muslim interpretations of important events, movements, texts, and doctrines, but also to provide penetrating historical assessments of the key issues, this is the only introductory book that integrates the latest scholarship on Islamic history, the canonization of the Qur'an, and the development of hadiths. The second edition of this student-friendly textbook explores the origins, major features and lasting influence of the Islamic tradition. Shepard is one of those authors who seems to be able to write in a way that will suit various levels of readership. I've used this textbook multiple times - my students have appreciated its clarity, liked it, and learned from it. The growth in adult literary. The globalization of Christianity: The Age of Mission.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed to be included with used books. Book Description: An Introduction to Islam is a wide-ranging account of the history and theology of one of the world's most dynamic religions. The life of faith: Encountering Christianity as a lived reality. Book Description Condition: Brand New. The Enlightenment: the rise of rationalism. This second edition builds on the success of the first and offers additional material on Islam in America, on gender and women, and on recent trends in Islamic thought, making it more comprehensive and up to date. The Bible: The Origin of the Term.
The Expansion of the Gospel: Paul. Christianity in the East to the fall of Constantinople. I have no idea what I'm supposed to be reading each week. To Know God's Will: Islamic Law 11. Divisions in the Umma and Political Thought 9. Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini October 17, 2005 Ramadan 13, 1426 Orange County, California. The Continuity between Old and New Testaments.
Christ the Victor: The defeat of death and sin. The text itself is very good. It's well written and organized, a vital necessity with 1400 years of ground to cover. This makes it harder to use academically. He is the editor of the forthcoming Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Hadith.
A chapter is devoted to each major topic, including The Quran, Islamic law, Islamic theology, and the Sufi movement, as well as community rituals and Islamic art and culture. The rise of indifference to religion in Europe. We may ship from Asian regions for inventory purpose. About the Author: David Waines is Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Lancaster University. On the Eve of Islam 3. It is simultaneously accessible and scholarly.