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church in the shadow of the mosque Christians and Muslims in the world of Islam by Sidney Harrison Griffith

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity and culture -- Arab countries -- History,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- History,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- History,
  • Arab countries -- Church history

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementSidney H. Griffith.
SeriesJews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1067.A7 G75 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17850489M
ISBN 109780691130156
LC Control Number2007005577

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The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian 4/5(3). Through a close reading, Griffith explores the unique theological and ecclesiological visions fashioned by these often-unsung Christians,'Catholic Herald. pages, softcover. Princeton University. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the Pages: Read this book on Questia. Amid so much twenty-first-century talk of a "Christian-Muslim divide"--and the attendant controversy in some Western countries over policies toward minority Muslim communities--a historical fact has gone unnoticed: for more than four hundred years beginning in the mid-seventh century, some 50 percent of the world's Christians lived and worshipped under Muslim rule. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosqueis the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian.

The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian. The book’s origins lie in Griffith’s many years of study of this and related subjects. The reader will note in the bibliography nearly four pages dedicated to the various articles, essays, lectures, and books Dr. Griffith has written on the topic. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque is the first book-length discussion in English of the cultural and intellectual life of such Christians indigenous to the Islamic world. Sidney Griffith offers an engaging overview of their initial reactions to the religious challenges they faced, the development of a new mode of presenting Christian Brand: Princeton University Press.