Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction To Monotheistic Religions

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Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions

This book compares Judaism, Christianity, and Islamusing seven common themes, which are equally relevant to each tradition. Provoking criticalthinking, this book addresses the cultural framework of religious meanings. It exploressimilarities and differences among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as it explains the ongoing process of interpretation in each religion. A comparative view of monotheistic religions showing the manor in which each has influenced and responded to the others. Provides readers with an opportunity to appreciate how religious change takes place and how traditions are shaped and reshaped including popular religion. Combines a focus onspecific themes (scripture, ritual, ethics) with a strong narrative about the historical developments of these themes. Lets the reader see the enduring aspects of eachtradition alongside of the changes. A discussion of material culture is presented.. Including ananalysis of art and architecture, food, dress, and the organization of space. Written in crisp, clear prose, with a non-technical, casual approach. Includes illustrations, maps, timelines, and glossary.

Specifications of Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions

AuthorJohn Corrigan, Frederick Mathewson Denny, Carlos Eire, Martin S. Jaffee
PublisherPrentice Hall
Number Of Pages542
Publication Date1997-05-29
Height9.26 inch.
Length6.96 inch.
Width1.21 inch.
Weight1.7 pounds.

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