Conviction and Conflict
Islam, Christianity and World Order
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 194
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali was born to a Muslim mother and a Christian father. He studied theology at Cambridge, going on to become only the second non-white bishop in England and the first diocesan bishop. He is a consultant to the Prime Minister on Muslim affairs. Nazir-Ali sets out fundamental guidelines on the role of religion in society and its relationship to nationalism, ideology and political institutions, and examines Christian-Muslim dialogue with particular relationship to the rise of Arab, Indian and Turkish nationalism. Of particular concern is the relationship of religion to law and the justifiability of armed conflict.
'this is a fine work by a critical friend of Muslims. It could profitably be read alongside Ziauddin Sardar's Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journeys of a sceptical Muslim'--Sanford Lakoff "Church Times "