New PDF release: A Stranger is Calling: Jews, Christians, and Muslims as

By Anton Wessels,Charles Amjad-Ali,Henry Jansen

Abraham, the daddy of all believers, performs host to 3 strangers, one in every of whom is God, and hence units an instance for others to follow.
Jews, Christians, and Muslims frequently deal with one another as strangers. Their Holy Books aren't the reason for their conflicts and enmity yet particularly convey find out how to remedy them. They inform a typical tale of the lifelong trip of the individual to the promised urban, the promised land, and the promised global 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 whilst ignoring the stranger. scholars of inter-religious encounters, from university classes to conferences in church buildings, synagogues, and mosques, will vastly enjoy the erudite and in-depth info this ebook provides."
--Nelly van Doorn-Harder, Wake wooded area University

"A Stranger is Calling . . . is by means of a ways [Anton's] richest and so much bold textual content but. It weaves a truly colourful and wealthy tapestry of multivalent and numerous traditions. basically an erudite and demanding pupil like Anton can have introduced such doubtless disparate components jointly in this kind of excellent and enlightening method. This coherent travel de strength invitations us to reevaluate our views on fact, heritage, revelation, or even the divine."
-- Charles Amjad-Ali, from the foreword

Anton Wessels is Professor Emeritus of the historical past of faith, Islam specifically, at VU collage Amsterdam. he's the writer of The Torah, the Gospel, and the Qur'an: 3 Books, towns, One Tale (2013), Europe, was once it Ever relatively Christian? (1994), and Muslims and the West: Can They Be Integrated? (2006).

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