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A Christian View Of Islam (Faith Meets Faith)

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A Christian View of Islam brings together fifteen key essays by Tom Michel, the noted Jesuit scholar of Islam. This compendium is organized into three major categories:
Interreligious Dialogue: Encountering the "Other"
Christian-Muslim Studies: Comparative Perspectives
A Christian View of Islam
Topics range from studies of various approaches to interreligious dialogue in Part
Paperback, 214 pages
Published May 31st 2010 by Orbis Books
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I expected a lot more out of Fr Thomas Michel, S.J. in this book. The book is mesh-mash of everything. When talking about whether to proclaim or diaoluge, he doesn't mind tucking in the Tao and "coming to harmony with the eternal Tao, realizing the Buddha nature in oneself" (p. 20). Fr Tom, is that a Buddhist view of Islam? Or a general course in the study of religion? When I go to Muslims, I hope I am going with my head up high, not compromising and not talking about the Tao of Buddha. This mes ...more
Father Michel is a Jesuit priest from St. Louis, MO who has spent most of his adult life living in Asian countries that are predominantly Muslim. he has entered into the studhy of Islam and into dialogue with Islamic believers at every level. He is head of the Vatican office For Inter-religious dialogue. This book is a compilation of articles that Fr. Michel has written over the years to help Christians/Catholics understand Islam It is a valuable introduction to Islam. It helps us to understand ...more
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(Arabic: توماس ميشال)

Fr. Thomas Michel was born in St. Louis, MO, in 1941, ordained a Catholic priest in 1967, and took vows as a Jesuit in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1969. After studying Arabic in Egypt and Lebanon, he received a doctorate in Islamic thought from the University of Chicago with a thesis entitled "Ibn Taymiyya's Al-Jawab al-Sahih: A Muslim Theologian's Critique of Christianity." Aft
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