Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?
Yale University religion scholar Miroslav Volf—widely known for the much-publicized course on faith and globalization he coteaches with Tony Blair—places this question at the root of the twenty-first century’s most sensitive, and critical, geopolitical concerns. Volf reveals how the prevalent belief that these traditions worship different gods is directly linked to increased hostility and violence around the globe. Theological wars fuel real wars.
Also God commands that people love Him and love their neighbor.
Volf's method does not engage objectively with Islam in a rigorous way, carefully examining the weight of evidence for and against his various positions.
The most surprising part of the book was his analysis of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity in the light of Islamic monotheism.
The similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity are explained in a way that is clear, yet not overly-simplified. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lori Schwilling
I have not read this book yet, but I did scan the preface and am sure I will enjoy it.Published 10 months ago by Bartholomer Arrington
Volf's analysis and perspective on this important issue is refreshing. When so many Christians are trying distance themselves from Muslims, Volf gives us a reason and way to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Glenn Garrison
A thoughtful, insightful read.
This was the first book I've read by M. Volf and though I'm told I could have better begun with "Free of Change" in terms of ease of reading, I... Read more
This author sacrifices the truth for the sake of unity between the two religions, Christianity and Islam. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kojobovava
Mirsolav Volf grew up in Yugoslavia, a country that was destroyed by tensions turned into wars among some of its ethnic groups. Read morePublished on October 19, 2012 by Graham Brookes
The author says he is coming from a "Christian perspective", but he ends up, through logic, deductive reasoning, and other avenues of attempting to persuade the reader that The... Read morePublished on August 21, 2012 by L. Faulds