By Anton Wessels,Charles Amjad-Ali,Henry Jansen
Jews, Christians, and Muslims frequently deal with one another as strangers. Their Holy Books aren't the reason for their conflicts and enmity yet really exhibit how to clear up them. They inform a standard tale of the lifelong trip of the person to the promised urban, the promised land, and the promised international the place justice and righteousness reign.
"Relying on wealthy references to poetry, prose, and paintings, Wessels probes the age-old and sacred perform of hospitality to strangers. Centering his research at the recognized Genesis tale of Abraham who entertained 3 strangers, Wessels' oblique message is that we're susceptible to incurring nice losses while ignoring the stranger. scholars of inter-religious encounters, from collage classes to conferences in church buildings, synagogues, and mosques, will significantly enjoy the erudite and in-depth info this e-book provides."
--Nelly van Doorn-Harder, Wake woodland University
"A Stranger is Calling . . . is through a long way [Anton's] richest and so much formidable textual content but. It weaves a really colourful and wealthy tapestry of multivalent and various traditions. simply an erudite and demanding student like Anton can have introduced such likely disparate parts jointly in this kind of awesome and enlightening means. This coherent journey de strength invitations us to reevaluate our views on fact, background, revelation, or even the divine."
-- Charles Amjad-Ali, from the foreword
Anton Wessels is Professor Emeritus of the heritage of faith, Islam particularly, at VU collage Amsterdam. he's the writer of The Torah, the Gospel, and the Qur'an: 3 Books, towns, One Tale (2013), Europe, used to be it Ever relatively Christian? (1994), and Muslims and the West: Can They Be Integrated? (2006).
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