Louis Massignon: A Pioneer of Interfaith Dialogue

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The root of the word Badaliya in Arabic, means to replace or exchange one thing for another. The French scholar and spiritual seeker, Louis Massignon (1883 1962), interpreted the word as a willingness to put oneself in the place of another, to give one s own life for the sake of someone else. This offering of himself for the well-being of his Muslim brothers and sisters was the inspiration for Massignon s entire life. In 1947, the renowned orientalist, who had regained his Christian faith and identity while on a research ...

Louis Massignon: A Pioneer of Interfaith Dialogue 2017, Blue Dome Press

ISBN-13: 9781682060049

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