Witnesses to Faith?: Martyrdom in Christianity and Islam

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11 September 2001 in New York; 11 March 2004 in Madrid; 7 July 2005 in London: these dates remind us that suicide bombings, or 'martyrdom operations', have become the common coin of international politics in the West. What exactly is meant by 'martyrdom' today, whether in Islam or Christianity? This book tries to give an answer. Muslim and Christian scholars come together to find a common understanding, based on the scriptures and traditions of each faith, of martyrdom in today's violent world. Part One presents the ...

Witnesses to Faith?: Martyrdom in Christianity and Islam 2006, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754656678

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