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Title Death, resurrection, and human destiny : Christian and Muslim perspectives : a record of the Eleventh Building Bridges Seminar convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, King's College London and Canterbury Cathedral, 23-25 April 2012 / David Marshall and Lucinda Mosher, editors
Published Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2014
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Contents Introduction / David Marshall -- Preface / Rowan Williams -- Death, resurrection, and human destiny in the Bible / N.T. Wright -- Response to N.T. Wright / Reza Shah-Kazemi -- Response to Reza Shah-Kazemi / N.T. Wright -- Death, resurrection, and human destiny: Quranic and Islamic perspectives / Mona Siddiqui -- Response to Mona Siddiqui / Jane Dammen McAuliffe -- Death, resurrection, and human dignity in the Islamic tradition / Asma Afsaruddin -- Response to Asma Asfaruddin / Gavin D'Costa -- Death, resurrection, and human dignity in the Christian tradition / Geoffrey Rowell -- Response to Geoffrey Rowell / Feras Hamza -- Dying well: Christian faith and practice / Harriet Harris -- Response to Harriet Harris / Recep Sentürk -- A Muslim's perspective on the good death, resurrection, and human dignity / Sajjad Rizvi -- Death and the love of life: a response to Sajjad Rizvi / Miroslav Volf -- Reflections / Rowan Williams -- I Corinthians 15 -- St. Paul on the resurrection: I Corinthians 15 / Richard A. Burridge -- Selected Quranic texts -- Commentary on selected Quranic texts / Muhammad Abdel Haleem -- Selected passages from al-Ghazali's The Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife / [Ghazali] -- Al-Ghazali on death / Tim Winter -- Selected passages from Dante's The Divine Comedy / [Dante Alighieri] -- The afterlife as presented by Dante Alighieri in The Divine Comedy / Dennis McAuliffe -- Selected passages from Journey to the Afterlife / [Musharraf Hussain al-Azhari] -- Muslim funerals / Musharraf Hussain -- Contemporary funeral liturgy in the Church of England -- Christian funerals / Michael Ipgrave -- Conversations in Canterbury / David Marshall -- Afterword / Rowan Williams -- Personal reflections on death / seminar participants -- A decade of appreciative conversation: the Building Bridges Seminar under Rowan Williams / Lucinda Mosher
Summary Death, Resurrection, and Human Destiny: Christian and Muslim Perspectives is a record of the 2012 Building Bridges seminar for leading Christian and Muslim scholars, convened by Rowan Williams, then Archbishop of Canterbury. The essays in this volume explore what the Bible and Qur?an-and the Christian and Islamic theological traditions-have to say about death, resurrection, and human destiny. Special attention is given to the writings of al-Ghazali and Dante. Other essays explore the notion of the good death. Funeral practices of each tradition are explained. Relevant texts are included with c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- Congresses.
Eschatology -- Comparative studies.
Eschatology -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
Islamic eschatology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Comparative studies.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, David, 1963- editor
Mosher, Lucinda, editor
Building Bridges Seminar (11th : 2012 : King's College London)
ISBN 1626160309 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
9781626160309 (paperback;) (alk. paper)