By Badru D. Kateregga
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims and Christians are pals and worship an analogous God. but they seldom witness to one another, and the problems they care for are profound. instead of an adversarial interplay, Badru D. Kateregga and David W. Shenk pioneer one other way--that of real discussion among associates.
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2/7 subject : Islam--Relations--Christianity, Christianity and other religions--Islam. Page 3 A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue Badru D. Kateregga and David W. Shenk Page 4 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kateregga, Badru D. Shenk]. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. ). IslamRelationsChristianity. Christianity and other religionsIslam. , 1937 . Title. 48-1984. All Bible quotations are used by permission, all rights reserved, and are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1946, 1952, 1971 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA.
Badru Kateregga and David Shenk may be among the first to attempt such a dialogue, which lets the reader be the sole judge of the message behind the contents. Sheikh Zakariya Razy (not Rhaze) in one of his books wrote about the different schools of thought in Islam, stating the merits of each one without prejudice over the other. He did not suggest, for instance, the rightness of the convictions of the Al-Ash-ariya over the Qadariya or the Qadariya over the Jabariya and vice versa, although he himself belonged to Al-Ash-ariya.
This book, jointly authored by a Mus- Page 20 lim and a Christian, has been written under the glaring light of mutual presence. Every word we have written has been honed by knowledge that we are working together. Honesty, kindness, and sensitivity have therefore been absolutely necessary. BADRU D. KATEREGGA DAVID W. SHENK Page 22 A MUSLIM PRAYER In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to God, The Cherisher and Sustainer of the Worlds; Most Gracious, Most Merciful; Master of the Day of Judgment.
A Muslim and a Christian in dialogue by Badru D. Kateregga