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The Works of the Spirit

The Works of the Spirit( )
Author: Peters, F. E.
ISBN:978-0-691-02055-6
Publication Date:Aug 1990
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $52.50
Book Description:

Invoking a concept as simple as it is brilliant, F. E. Peters has taken the basic texts of the three related--and competitive--religious systems we call Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and has juxtaposed them in a topical and parallel arrangement according to the issues that most concerned all these "children of Abraham." Through these extensive passages, and the author's skillful connective commentary, the three traditions are shown with their similarities sometimes startlingly...
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Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / General
Religion / Islam / General
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.126 x 1.095 Inches
Book Weight:1.438 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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