By David Marshall
Communicating the notice is a checklist of the 2008 construction Bridges seminar, an annual discussion among major Christian and Muslim students convened through the Archbishop of Canterbury. that includes the insights of across the world identified Christian and Muslim students, the essays gathered right here concentration cognizance on key scriptural texts but additionally interact with either classical and modern Islamic and Christian proposal. matters addressed contain, between others, different ways that Christians and Muslims examine their scriptures because the “Word of God,” the chances and demanding situations of translating scripture, and the methods—and conflicts—involved in analyzing scripture long ago and this day.
In his concluding reflections, Archbishop Rowan Williams attracts recognition to a basic aspect rising from those attention-grabbing contributions: “Islam and Christianity alike supply a excessive valuation to the conviction that God speaks to us. greedy what that does and doesn't suggest . . . is tough theological work.”
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Communicating the Word: Revelation, Translation, and Interpretation in Christianity and Islam by David Marshall