Who Are the Real Chosen People?: The Meaning of Choseness in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

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$16.99  $15.80
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Skylight Paths Publishing
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158
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5.7 X 8.77 X 0.52 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781594732904
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About the Author

Rabbi Reuven Firestone, PhD, is professor of Medieval Jewish and Islamic Studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is the author of Introduction to Islam for Jews and Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Judaism for Muslims, among other books. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of early Islam and its relationship to Judaism and Christianity, scriptural interpretation of the Bible and Qur'an, and the phenomenon of holy war in the Abrahamic religions.

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"The first careful, fair, and thorough comparison of how the concept functions in the three major Abrahamic religions.... Required reading."
--Harvey Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard University

"Scholars and laypeople, believers and skeptics alike will profit greatly from this informative and thought-provoking book."
--Rabbi David Ellenson, PhD, president, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

"Does the reader a favor by not glossing over the hard issues that confront us, rather offering a timely analysis of the concept of chosenness."
--Akbar Ahmed, PhD, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University