Communicating the Word: Revelation, Translation, and by David Marshall

By David Marshall

Communicating the observe is a checklist of the 2008 development Bridges seminar, an annual discussion among best Christian and Muslim students convened by means of the Archbishop of Canterbury. that includes the insights of the world over recognized Christian and Muslim students, the essays accumulated the following concentration cognizance on key scriptural texts but in addition interact with either classical and modern Islamic and Christian concept. concerns addressed comprise, between others, different ways that Christians and Muslims examine their scriptures because the “Word of God,” the probabilities and demanding situations of translating scripture, and the methods—and conflicts—involved in analyzing scripture long ago and this present day.

In his concluding reflections, Archbishop Rowan Williams attracts realization to a basic aspect rising from those attention-grabbing contributions: “Islam and Christianity alike provide a excessive valuation to the conviction that God speaks to us. greedy what that does and doesn't suggest . . . is tough theological work.”

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