Neighboring Faiths



Christianity, Judaism, And Islam Are Usually Treated As Autonomous Religions, But In Fact Across The Long Course Of Their Histories The Three Religions Have Developed In Interaction With One Another In Neighboring Faiths, David Nirenberg Examines How Muslims, Christians, And Jews Lived With And Thought About Each Other During The Middle Ages And What The Medieval Past Can Tell Us About How They Do So Today There Have Been Countless Scripture Based Studies Of The Three Religions Of The Book, But Nirenberg Goes Beyond Those To Pay Close Attention To How The Three Religious Neighbors Loved, Tolerated, Massacred, And Expelled Each Other All In The Name Of God In Periods And Places Both Long Ago And Far Away Nirenberg Argues That The Three Religions Need To Be Studied In Terms Of How Each Affected The Development Of The Others Over Time, Their Proximity Of Religious And Philosophical Thought As Well As Their Overlapping Geographies, And How The Three Neighbors Define And Continue To Define Themselves And Their Place In Terms Of One Another From Dangerous Attractions Leading To Interfaith Marriage To Interreligious Conflicts Leading To Segregation, Violence, And Sometimes Extermination To Strategies For Bridging The Interfaith Gap Through Language, Vocabulary, And Poetry, Nirenberg Aims To Understand The Intertwined Past Of The Three Faiths As A Way For Their Heirs To Produce The Future Together.Neighboring Faiths

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Neighboring Faiths
  • David Nirenberg
  • 12 September 2018
  • 9780226168937

10 thoughts on “Neighboring Faiths

  1. says:

    Great for reading on Christian perceptions of Judaism in the Medieval period, but woefully falls short on Islam and displays a misunderstanding of modern extreme Islamism and its roots.

  2. says:

    David NirenbergAuthorIn October David Nirenberg, Deborah R and Edgar D Jannotta Professor of Social Thought, Medieval History, Middle East Studies, and the College and dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, won the Phi Beta Kappa Society s Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for his book Anti Judaism The Western Tradition W W Norton, 2013 The award honors scholarly studies that contribute significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity Also in October Nirenberg published Neighboring Faiths Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today University of Chicago Press The book examines how Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived with and thought about each other during the Middle Ages and what the medieval past can tell us about attitudes today There are no books presently in print that even approach Nirenberg s in terms of its themes, thoroughness, or interpretive thrust, says Teofilo F Ruiz, professor of history at t...

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