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Islam - A Guide for Jews and Christians

Islam - A Guide for Jews and Christians( )
Author: Peters, F. E.
ISBN:978-0-691-11553-5
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $99.00
Book Description:

The Quran is a sacred book with profound, and familiar, Old and New Testament resonances. And the message it promulgated, Islam, came of age during an extraordinarily rich era of interaction among monotheists. Jews, Christians, and Muslims not only worshipped the same God, but shared aspirations, operated in the same social and economic environment, and sometimes lived side by side, indistinguishable by language, costume, or manners. Today, of course, little of this commonality is...
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Book Details
Pages:328
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Islam / General
Religion / Christianity / General
Religion / Judaism / General
Religion / Islam / Theology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 23.495 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms
Author Biography
Peters, F. E. (Author)
The American scholar F.E. Peters is professor of classics and history at New York University and chairs the university's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literature. He was educated at St. Louis University and received his Ph.D. in Oriental Studies from Princeton University in 1961. Peters has written about classical civilizations in the Middle East and Near Eastern urbanism, and about the religion and culture of Islam, especially during the Early Period.

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