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Christianity And Islam

Auhtor: C Becker

Language: english
Published: 1909

Genres:

religion
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Review by Joanna Daneman, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Christianity And Islam':

A very unbiased account of the similarities and influence of two major religions.

Excerpts from the Book 'Christianity And Islam':


... to year and form a large collection which is critically sifted and expounded. The aspirations of mankind attribute to him such words of the New Testament ...
... and culture of the Muhammedan world were wholly alien to Western medievalism. Such views are entirely false during the Middle Ages Muhammedanism ...
... life of the Arabs anterior to Islam might also be explained by supposing them to have followed a similar course of development. In any case, it is advisable ...
... for the benefit of the Arabs. These interpretations were naturally identical in manner and differed only as regards place and time. Muhammed had heard ...
... by him as essential to any religious community, because they happened to belong both to Judaism and to Christianity. He therefore adopted or wished to ...
... community and the churches were used as taxation offices. This was all in the interests of the clergy who thus found their traditional claims realised. ...
... was followed in either case, as may be proved by dispassionate examination. Islam was a rising force, a faith rather of experience than of theory or dogma, ...
... interpreters should study these scriptures and ask counsel of their possessors. Of primary importance was the fact that both Christians and Jews, and ...
... in the course of his development. As Islam now entered the Christian world, it was forced to pass through this process of development once more. At the ...
... may be regarded as the expression of this view. Naturally the social position of the woman suffered in consequence and is so much worse in the traditional ...
... himself and to praise God even amid his sufferings. Should he lose a dear relative by death, he is not to break out with cries and lamentations ...
... grain for forty days, grinds and bakes it and gives it to the poor, makes an offering unacceptable to God. He who raises prices to Muslims (by speculation) ...
... meals. Divine ordinances also regulated the manner of eating. The prophet said, With one finger the devils eat, with two the Titans of antiquity ...
... in the world. Even to-day it remains the daily bread of the soul that desires instruction, to quote the words of the greatest father of the Muhammedan ...
... but in practice this group of ideas, pantheistic in all but name, has been received and given a place side by side with the strict monotheism of the ...
... and are the living expression of that relation to God in which a people conceives itself to stand. Higher forms of religion-a fact as sad as it is ...
... Jews to their work, not only as transmitting but also as originating ideas a bare reference must here suffice. But of greater importance was the ...
... most important works in Greek and Persian literature. To this fact was due the wide influence of Islam upon Christian civilisation, which is evidenced ...
... has enabled us to gain an idea of the rise and progress of Muhammedanism as such. An attempt to explain the points of contact and resemblance ...
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