Paperback / softback
August 9, 2017
9781626164857
English
176
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
.64 Pounds (US)
$26.95 USD
v2.1 Reference
Hardback
August 11, 2017
9781626164840
English
176
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
1 Pounds (US)
$80.95 USD
v2.1 Reference
Electronic book text
September 6, 2017
9781626164864
English
192
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
$26.95 USD
v2.1 Reference

God's Creativity and Human Action

Christian and Muslim Perspectives

A record of the 2015 Building Bridges Seminar for leading Christian and Muslim scholars, this collection of essays explores the nature of divine and human agency through themes of creation's goal, humankind's dignity and task, and notions of sovereignty. Part I sets the context for the book with "Human Action within Divine Creation: A Muslim Perspective" by Mohsen Kadivar of Duke University and "On the Possibility of Holy Living: A Christian Perspective" by Lucy Gardner of Oxford University. The rest of the book includes paired essays — one from a Muslim perspective, one from a Christian perspective — that introduce scriptural material with commentary to aid readers in conducting dialogical study. In her conclusion, coeditor Lucinda Mosher digests the illuminating small-group conversations that lie at the heart of the Building Bridges initiative, conversations that convey a vivid sense of the lively, penetrating but respectful dialogue for which the project is known. This unique volume will be a valuable resource to scholars, students, and professors of Christianity and Islam.

About the Authors

Lucinda Mosher, assistant academic director, Building Bridges Seminar, is Faculty Associate in Interfaith Studies at Hartford Seminary.

David Marshall, academic director, Building Bridges Seminar, is Affiliate Research Fellow of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Review

"A very important contribution to the theological debate of divine and human agency and to Christian-Muslim dialogue. I recommend it highly." — Rev. Alexander S. Jensen, principal, Eastern Region Ministry Course, Cambridge, UK

9781626164857 : gods-creativity-and-human-action-mosher-marshall
Paperback / softback
176 Pages
$26.95 USD
9781626164840 : gods-creativity-and-human-action-mosher-marshall
Hardback
176 Pages
$80.95 USD
9781626164864 : gods-creativity-and-human-action-mosher-marshall
Electronic book text
192 Pages
$26.95 USD

Other Titles by Lucinda Mosher

Monotheism and Its Complexities

Lucinda Mosher
May 2018 - Georgetown University Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$89.95 USD - Hardback

Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

Lucinda Mosher
Jun 2016 - Georgetown University Press
$26.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$26.95 USD - Electronic book text

The Community of Believers

edited by Lucinda Mosher, David Marshall
May 2015 - Georgetown University Press
$26.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$26.95 USD - Electronic book text

Other Titles by David Marshall

Monotheism and Its Complexities

Lucinda Mosher
May 2018 - Georgetown University Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$89.95 USD - Hardback

Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

Lucinda Mosher
Jun 2016 - Georgetown University Press
$26.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$26.95 USD - Electronic book text

The Community of Believers

edited by Lucinda Mosher, David Marshall
May 2015 - Georgetown University Press
$26.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$26.95 USD - Electronic book text

Other Titles in RELIGION / Ecumenism & Interfaith

Investigating Vatican II

Wicks
Mar 2018 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Nostra Aetate

Pim Valkenberg
Aug 2016 - The Catholic University of America Press
$34.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Priestly Celibacy

Gary B Selin
Apr 2016 - The Catholic University of America Press
$29.95 USD - Paperback / softback