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From one of the leading scholars of Islam in the last century comes this exploration of Christianity and Islam. Right from the beginning Becker notes that there are different points of view on the subject. Examining the nature of the subject and the historical connections between the religions, he turns to the meeting of the two faiths. Emerging outlooks at the time demonstrated just how much these religions affected each other. Those interested in the history of western religions will find this a refreshing resource. Also useful to students, this informative booklet is a welcome find.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-274-1
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 181
Publication Date: Apr 21,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 122
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-274-1
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From one of the leading scholars of Islam in the last century comes this exploration of Christianity and Islam. Right from the beginning Becker notes that there are different points of view on the subject. Examining the nature of the subject and the historical connections between the religions, he turns to the meeting of the two faiths. Early in his exploration he addresses the rise of Islam and its impact on the Christianity of the time. Over the course of his discourse, Becker probes what Muhammad knew of Christianity and the position of Christians under Islam. Next he turns to the Middle Ages. Looking at their similarities, he decides that metaphysically the religions are not that different. In fact, both religions influence the other. Noting aspects of the daily life and doctrinal outlook of Islam, Becker compares these to Christian life and outlooks. Emerging outlooks at the time demonstrated just how much these religions affected each other. Those interested in the history of western religions will find this a refreshing resource. Also useful to students, this informative booklet is a welcome find.

Carl Heinrich Becker (1876-1933) studied at the universities of Lausanne, Heidelberg, and Berlin. He taught at the universities of Heidelberg, Hamburg, and Bonn. He was a prolific writer and renowned for his knowledge of Islam.

From one of the leading scholars of Islam in the last century comes this exploration of Christianity and Islam. Right from the beginning Becker notes that there are different points of view on the subject. Examining the nature of the subject and the historical connections between the religions, he turns to the meeting of the two faiths. Early in his exploration he addresses the rise of Islam and its impact on the Christianity of the time. Over the course of his discourse, Becker probes what Muhammad knew of Christianity and the position of Christians under Islam. Next he turns to the Middle Ages. Looking at their similarities, he decides that metaphysically the religions are not that different. In fact, both religions influence the other. Noting aspects of the daily life and doctrinal outlook of Islam, Becker compares these to Christian life and outlooks. Emerging outlooks at the time demonstrated just how much these religions affected each other. Those interested in the history of western religions will find this a refreshing resource. Also useful to students, this informative booklet is a welcome find.

Carl Heinrich Becker (1876-1933) studied at the universities of Lausanne, Heidelberg, and Berlin. He taught at the universities of Heidelberg, Hamburg, and Bonn. He was a prolific writer and renowned for his knowledge of Islam.

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS (page 6)
  • CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM (page 9)
  • CONCLUSION AND BIBLIOGRAPHY (page 118)