By Zeki Saritoprak
“Accessible and readable. Spotlights a big theological topic in a fashion that either illuminates its inner improvement in Islamic idea and offers it as a precious foundation for interreligious dialogue. the subject is particularly a lot short of educating and dialogue and is an exceptional instance of ‘common ground.’”—John Renard, writer of Islam and Christianity
“Contains important and engaging fabric approximately how classical Muslim theologians handled a variety of features of Jesus and, specifically, the function of Jesus in Islamic eschatology. Saritoprak brings new insights from modern Turkish thinkers to endure at the concerns raised through the Jesus determine in Islamic narratives in regards to the final Days.”—Marcia Hermansen, writer of Shah Wali Allah’s Treatises on Islamic legislations
“A refreshingly effortless learn that makes a posh global of theology and interfaith kinfolk available and stress-free for readers of all backgrounds.”—Jonathan Brown, writer of Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy within the Medieval and glossy World
Few humans notice that Jesus was once a popular messenger of God in Islam and that Muslims think within the go back of Jesus. Even between Muslims, it isn't renowned that there are assorted interpretations of references to Jesus within the Qur’an and the Hadith. Aiming to treatment this, Islam’s Jesus takes a daring but candid examine the hugely charged subject of Jesus’s position in Islam, exploring a few of the religion’s least understood aspects.
Examining a number of highbrow traditions, Zeki Saritoprak makes transparent the truth of pluralism within the heritage of Islamic spiritual scholarship. Actively engaged in efforts to advertise interfaith discussion and concord, Saritoprak thoughtfully argues that the shared trust in Jesus provides an exceptional chance for knowing among Muslims and Christians. jointly, they represent greater than half the world’s inhabitants, and such knowing could be a origin for peace.