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Readings in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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ISBN-10: 0023250984

ISBN-13: 9780023250989

Edition: 1998

Authors: John Corrigan, Martin S. Jaffee, Frederick M. Denny, Carlos M. N. Eire

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A comparative introduction to significant readings found in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The book covers a wide range of historical periods up to the present day. The readings explore six major themes from the perspective of each tradition. The six major themes includes coverage of: Scripture and Tradition; Monotheism; Authority and Community; Worship and Ritual; Ethics; and Religion and the Political Order. For anyone interested in Western Religious Traditions in Religion or HIstory Departments.
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Book details

List price: $116.80
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/5/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

I. SCRIPTURE AND TRADITION. 1. In Judaism. Israel's History in the Biblical Narrative Tradition. The Literature of Oral Torah. A Karaite View of Rabbinic Tradition. A Kabbalistic View of Rabbinic Tradition. 2. In Christianity. Old and New Revelations. Interpreting Scripture. The Catholic Church Defends Its Interpretation of the Scriptures. New Revelations: The Case of the Mormons. 3. In Islam. Pre-Islamic Arabia. Muhammad. The Qur'an. II. MONOTHEISM. 4. In Judaism. The Diversity of Monotheistic Conceptions. Messianic Speculation and Movements. 5. In Christianity. Establishing the Identity of Jesus Christ. Paul's Letters. The Letter to the Hebrews. Some Observations on the…