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The Children of Abraham

Judaism, Christianity, Islam

The Children of Abraham( )
Author: Peters, F. E.
Foreword by: Esposito, John L.
ISBN:978-0-691-12041-6
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

F.E. Peters, a scholar without peer in the comparative study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, revisits his pioneering work after twenty-five years. Peters has rethought and thoroughly rewritten his classic The Children of Abraham for a new generation of readers-at a time when the understanding of these three religious traditions has taken on a new and critical urgency.

He began writing about all three faiths in the 1970s, long before it was fashionable to...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / History
Religion / Christianity / General
Religion / Islam / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.448 x 8.42 Inches
Book Weight:0.938 Pounds
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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