From Dawn To After Sunset The Clock In The Mosque Punctuates The Life Of Islam With The Consciousness Of God First Published In , The Call Of The Minaret Remains One Of The Most Acclaimed Works In The Field Of Muslim Christian Relations Now Kenneth Cragg Brings The Discussion Into The Twenty First Century In This Third Edition Of His Seminal Work, Complete With New Material Including An Updated Bibliography Taking The Muslim Call To Prayer As His Starting Point, The Author Unravels The Significance Of The Muezzin S Haunting Cry, Considering Prophethood, Prayer, Politics And Community To Present A Complete Understanding Of Islam It Becomes Clear That The Islamic Call To Prayer Transcends The Boundaries Of Religion, Containing A Summons For Christians And Muslims Alike Drawing Upon Both Scholarship And His Own Abiding Spirituality, Kenneth Cragg S Study Of The Two Faiths Pays Homage To Both, Drawing Them Out Of The Shadows Of Enmity And Into The Light Of Mutual Understanding The Call of the Minaret is, perhaps, the best single book to introduce the educated Christian to the Muslim world, and to questions of how Christian witness fits into that rather tense and difficult environment The book was written in 1956 but had been republished numerous times and has not lost its combination of keen insight into Christian doctrine and practice, and the life and thought of Muslims Also, he manages to communicate poignant critiques of Islam while also writing in an irenic and mild manner His prose is at times fairly convoluted, and a good knowledge of history and Scripture are presupposed In many ways, the history of missiology in the Muslim world has been a working out of many of these ideas and challenges.
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- 384 pages
- The Call of the Minaret
- Kenneth Cragg
- 23 May 2019 Kenneth Cragg