Christian and Muslim Dialogues: The Religious Uses of a Literary Form in the Early Islamic Middle East

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Christian and Muslim Dialogues examines the history of interreligious discourse between Christians and Muslims in the Middle East from the pre-Islamic period until the eve of the Crusades. Linked by a common geography and claim to the true religion, Eastern Christians and Muslims composed texts in the form of dialogues in light of their encounters with one another. This book surveys the development of the literary genre and how dialogues came to determine the patterns of conversation. Each chapter highlights a thematic ...

Christian and Muslim Dialogues: The Religious Uses of a Literary Form in the Early Islamic Middle East 2011, Gorgias Press, Piscataway, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781617199417

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