Cover of: Religious foundations of Western civilization | Jacob Neusner, editor.

Religious foundations of Western civilization

Judaism, Christianity, Islam

Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville, TN .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

What do we mean by "Western civilization"? / William Scott Green
How religion is a foundation of Western civilization / William Scott Green
Judaism / Jacob Neusner
Christianity : what it is and how it defines Western civilization / Bruce Chilton
Islam : what it is and how it defines Western civilization / Th. Emil Homerin
Religion, politics, culture, law, and society
Judaism / Alan J. Avery-Peck
Christianity / Bruce Chilton
Islam / Th. Emil Homerin
Philosophy : Averroes, Maimonides, and Aquinas / Seymour Feldman
Mysticism as a meeting ground : seeing the unseen / Elliot R. Wolfson
Latin Christianity, the crusades, and the Islamic response / James A. Brundage
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Spain from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries / Olivia Remie Constable
Christianity and Islam in the Balkans from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries / Amila Buturovic
Zionism, imperialism, and nationalism
Zionism / Jacob Neusner
Christian imperialism / Bruce Chilton
Political Islam / Th. Emil Homerin
The modernization of Christianity / Bruce Chilton
The modernization of Judaism / Jacob Neusner
The modernization of Islam / Th. Emil Homerin
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in their contemporary encounters
Judaism addresses Christianity / Jon D. Levenson
Christianity meets other religions / Bruce Chilton
Islam and Pluralism / Th. Emil Homerin
Timeline / compiled by Cory Berry-Whitlock.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
200/.9182/1
Library of Congress
BL689 .R46 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3404123M
Internet Archive
religiousfoundat00jaco
ISBN 10
0687332028
LC Control Number
2005019409
Library Thing
2920251
Goodreads
754194
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