The quest to disentangle the historical Jesus the messiah from Jesus Christ of the Church has gathered considerable momentum during the last three decades of the twentieth century. Few people can deny the vast gap that exists between the two appreciations of Jesus.Zein asserts that Islamic biblical criticism, which refutes the mythical Christ of Pauline persuasion, had been more than twelve centuries ahead of modern biblical scholars in doing so. Not only does the Qur'an preach this truth but it also makes sense of his prophetic mission on earth.This book further contends that the remarkable agreement arising from Qur'anic revelation and many modern biblical findings can serve as a useful platform for further understanding, cooperation and fruitful dialogue between Christians and Muslims.
مؤلف: M. Faruk Zwein
اسم الملف: Christianity: Islam And Orientalism.pdf
حجم الملف: 5,13 MB
تاريخ النشر: 2003
Edward Said, Orientalism (New York: Pantheon, 1978), 2-3. Richard Brent Turner argues that Blyden was not an Orientalist because his impressions of Islam were largely positive, but this argument fails to recognize that Orientalism is multivalent, and much of scholarly Orientalism is steeped in great respect and even reverence for its subjects ...
Get this from a library! Christianity, Islam and Orientalism. [M Faruk Zein] -- "The quest to disentangle the historical Jesus the Messiah from Jesus Christ of the Church has gathered considerable momentum during the last three decades of the twentieth century. Few people can ...