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Author Markham, Ian S

Title Engaging with Bediuzzaman Said Nursi : a Model of Interfaith Dialogue
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2009

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Description 1 online resource (188 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Part One Learning from Said Nursi; 1 Introduction: Christian Theology and Islam; 2 Religious Basis for Ethics; 3 Challenging Atheism; 4 Living Life Accountable; 5 Faith First, Politics Second; 6 Engaging Religious Diversity; 7 Coping with Globalization; 8 Grounded Spirituality: The Challenge of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi; 9 What Christians Can Learn from Bediuzzaman Said Nursi; Part Two: Rethinking Dialogue; 10 The Dialogue Industry; 11 Learning from India; 12 A New Decalogue
13 Conservatives and Dialogue: Why It Is Essential to Get Conservatives Excited about the Dialogue14 Neither Conservative nor Liberal: A Theology of Christian Engagement with Non-Christian Tradition; 15 Conclusion; Index
Summary Too often interfaith dialogue is generic and unfocused. Often it involves 'liberals' from each tradition coming together to criticize the 'conservatives' in their own traditions. This book provides a model for interfaith dialogue that challenges very directly the 'dialogue industry'. This book involves a Christian theologian in deep conversation with a Muslim theologian. Bediuzzaman Said Nursi (1877-1960) was born at the end of the Ottoman Empire and lived through the emergence of an aggressive secular state. He had to think through, in remarkably creative ways, the challenge of faith within a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Nursi, Said, 1873-1960.
SUBJECT Nursi, Said, 1873-1960 fast
Nursi, Said 1873-1960 gnd
Nursi Said. idszbz
Nursi, Said. swd
Subject Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Dialogue -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Dialogue -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Nurculuk.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Gaia & Earth Energies.
Christianity
Dialogue -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Dialogue -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Interfaith relations
Islam
Nurculuk
Christentum
Interreligiöser Dialog
Islam
Interreligiöse Beziehung.
Islam.
Christentum.
Religiöse Toleranz.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009020734
ISBN 9780754696797
0754696790
1282344692
9781282344693
0754669319
9780754669319
1315579650
9781315579658
9786612344695
6612344695