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Author Building Bridges Seminar (14th : 2015 : Doha, Qatar)

Title God's creativity and our action : Christian and Muslim perspectives : a record of the fourteenth Building Bridges Seminar ; hosted by Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, May 3/6, 2015 / Lucinda Mosher and David Marshall, editors
Published Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2017
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Contents Overviews -- Human action within divine creation : a Muslim perspective / Mohsen Kadivar -- On the possibility of holy living : a Christian perspective / Lucy Gardner -- God's creation and its goal -- God's creation and its goal : a Muslim perspective / Sohaira Zahir Siddiqui -- God's creation and its goal : a Christian theological account / Richard Bauckham -- Scripture dialogue 1 : God's creation and its goal -- Passages from the Qur'an -- Passages from the Bible -- The dignity and task of humankind within God's creation -- Creativity, covenant and Christ / Brandon Gallaher -- To be Khalifah : the human vocation in relation to nature and community / Maria Massi Dakake -- Scripture dialogue 2 : the dignity and task of humankind within God's creation -- Passages from the Bible -- Passages from the Qur'an -- Human action within the sovereignty of God -- Human freedom and divine sovereignty : Muslim perspectives / Feras Q. Hamza -- A Christian perspective on human action within the sovereignty of God / Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen -- Scripture dialogue 3 : human action within the sovereignty of God -- Passages from the Qur'an -- Passages from the Bible -- Reflection -- Discussion in Doha : listening in on the building bridges process / Lucinda Mosher
Summary This book presents the proceedings of the fourteenth annual Building Bridges seminar, a gathering of scholar-practioners of Islam and Christianity for study of selected texts pertaining to a chosen theme. Part I includes two brilliant essays that set the context for the book: "Human Action within Divine Creation: A Muslim Perspective" by Mohsen Kadivar of Duke University and "On the Possibility of Holy Living: A Christian Perspective" by Lucy Gardner of Oxford. The rest of the book includes paired essays--one from a Muslim perspective, one from a Christian perspective--that introduce scriptural material with commentary to aid readers in conducting dialogical study. Contributors include Richard Bauckham of St. Andrews, Sohaira Azhir Siddiqui of Georgetown, Brandon Gallagher of Exeter, Maria Massai Dakake of George Mason, Velli-Matti Kärkkäinen of Fuller Theological Seminary, and Feras Q. Hamza of the University of Wollongong in Dubai, among others. In her conclusion, coeditor Lucinda Marshall digests the illuminating small-group conversations that lie at the heart of the Building Bridges initiative
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bible -- Theology -- Congresses.
Qurʼan -- Theology -- Congresses.
Creation (Islam) -- Congresses.
Creation -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, David, 1963- editor
Mosher, Lucinda, editor
LC no. 2017006454
ISBN 162616486X (electronic bk.)
9781626164864 (electronic bk.)