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Author Building Bridges Seminar (12th : 2013 : Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar), author

Title The Community of Believers : Christian and Muslim perspectives : a record of the Twelfth Building Bridges Seminar hosted by Georgetown University at the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, May 27-29, 2013 / Lucinda Mosher and David Marshall, Editors
Published Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 171 pages)
Contents Part I. The nature and purpose of the community -- The nature and purpose of the Christian community (the Church) / Gavin D'Costa -- The nature and purpose of the community (Ummah) in the Qurʼan / Abdullah Saeed -- Scripture dialogue I : God's people, Israel and the Church : Exodus 19:1-6; 1 Peter 2:9-10; Romans 11:28-32 -- Scripture dialogue II : the Umma and earlier religious communities -- Qurʼan 2:120-145; 3:113-115; 5:65-66 -- Scripture dialogue III : the nature and purpose of the Church : Ephesians 4:1-16; Matthew 28:16-20 -- Scripture dialogue IV : the nature and purpose of the Umma : Qurʼan 2:143; 3:110; 5:48 -- Part II. Unity and disunity in the life of the community -- Unity and disunity in the life of the community : perspectives on Christian desires for communion and experiences of division (or, the history of the church in half a chapter!) / Lucy Gardner -- Unity and disunity in the life of the Muslim community / Feras Hamza -- Scripture dialogue V : unity and disunity in the Church : John 17:20-24; 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 -- Scripture dialogue VI : unity and disunity in the Umma -- Part III. Continuity and change in the life of the community -- Continuity and change in the life of the community : Muslims' changing attitudes to change / Ahmet Alibasic -- Modern theological approaches to continuity and change in the life of the Church : an overview of modern Christian ecclesiology / Brandon Gallaher -- Scripture dialogue VII: continuity and change in the church : Acts 15:1-29 -- Scripture dialogue VIII : continuity and change in the Umma : Qurʼan 2:142-144; Hadith -- Part IV. Reflection -- Conversations in Doha / Lucinda Mosher
Summary This book presents the proceedings of the twelfth Building Bridges Seminar in Doha, Qatar in 2013, an annual gathering of Christian and Muslim scholars founded by the Archbishop of Canterbury. This volume is organized according to three major sub-themes: The Nature and Purpose of the Community, featuring essays by Gavin D'Costa on the Church and Abdullah Saeed on the Umma (nation or community); Unity and Disunity in the Life of the Community, featuring essays by Lucy Gardner and Feras Hamza; and Continuity and Change in the Life of the Community, feautring essays by Ahmet Alibasic and Brandon Gallaher. The final part of the book is a reflection by Lucinda Mosher on the spirit and tone of the exchanges between Christians and Muslims in Doha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- Congresses.
Church -- Congresses.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.
Ummah (Islam) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, David, 1963- editor
Mosher, Lucinda, editor
ISBN 162616195X (electronic bk)
1626161968
9781626161955 (electronic bk)
9781626161962