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    dr Marlies ter Borg(Author) prof Khaled Abou el Fadl(Commentary) dr Moch Nur Ichwan(Contributor) prof Barbara Stowasser(Contributor) prof Mehmet Pacaci(Contributor) rab. Awraham Soetendorp(Contributor) prof Herman Beck(Contributor) prof Andrew Rippin(Introduction)&5more

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A unique anthology, placing of verses from Qur'an and Bible side by side with familiar stories ranging from Adam expelled from paradise; Noah and the flood; David and Goliath; to Mary and Jesus. The stories ofAbraham, Joseph and Moses are also related in verses side by side, as are descriptions of heaven and hell. Controversial topics - the subservience of women, war and crime - are not shunned. Shared human value are likewise charted as are commonattributes ascribed to god and Allah. Reflective essays are included by experts from different backgrounds. This non-partial anthology leaves readers to draw their own conclusions.Out of respect illustrations are omitted.An illustrated version is availabletitled: "Sharing Mary" 2010" a timely, unique and astonishing anthology -no one thought to do this before!"prof. J.ohn Esposito, "it deserves much credit for its invaluable contribution to dialoguebetween Islam and Christianity."Muhammad Khan, Muslim News "Written, not in a polemic spirit of proving one religion to be superior to another, but in the spirit of reconciliation,highly recommended for anyone interested in interfaith dialogue."Simon Ross Valentine, Church TimesThis book must be praised for its novel approach. It awakens curiosity ." Diego Sarrio,Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations carefully formulated comments by competent Islamic and Christian academics.Revd Dr Kiste Dialog der Religionen"The standard of individual contributions is high." Prof Toepel Christlich-Islamitische Begegnungsstelle DeutschenBischofsconferenzRecommended for lower-lever undergraduates through graduate students and general readers.Choice

Dr. Marlies ter Borg is a Dutch philosopher and bridge builder, -without a religious, specific academic or institutional affiliation, -enabling her to compile this unique non-partial anthology of Bible and Qur'an texts. She found support from high level experts in the field from a variety of backgrounds (Jewish, Christian, Muslim and secular) ready to write comments, showing the various ways texts can be interpreted and experienced. The book has an international flavor, experts coming from Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia, Canada and USA, and from ter Borg's home country, Netherlands.in this book Marlies has accommodated earlier comments by producing a non-illustrated version of the book previously published with images from a wide variety of sources, e.g. the Khalili Family Trust, under the title SHARING MARY. Thus the reader make his own choice.

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