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Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians, and Muslims

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The Tent of Abraham is the first book to tell the entire story of Abraham and to reenergize it as a basis for peace. Written by three leaders belonging to different faiths, the book explores in accessible language the mythic quality and the teachings of reconciliation that are embedded in the Torah, the Quran, and the Bible.

“The stories of our common ancestors told in this book with such creative imagination inspire all of us to build community across the walls that normally divide us.” —Bob Edgar, general secretary, National Council of Churches

Rabbi Arthur Waskow is the director of The Shalom Center in Philadelphia and author of numerous books, including Seasons of Our Joy (Beacon/ 3611-2 / $18.00 pb). Joan Chittister, OSB, is a lecturer and the best-selling author of many books, including The Way We We re and Called to Question. She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania. Murshid Saadi Shakur Chishti (Neil Douglas-Klotz) is an internationally known Sufi scholar and writer. His most recent book is Blessings of the Cosmos.

Synopsis:

The Tent of Abraham is the first book to tell the entire story of Abraham and to reenergize it as a basis for peace. Written by three leaders belonging to different faiths, the book explores in accessible language the mythic quality and the teachings of reconciliation that are embedded in the Torah, the Qur'an, and the Bible.

About the Author

Joan Chittister, OSB, is a best-selling writer and lecturer. She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Contributor Murshid Saadi Shakur Chishti (Dr Neil Douglas-Klotz) has a website at www.abwoon.com, for the Abwoon Study Circle. This site focuses on his research, study and publication in the areas of Middle Eastern mysticism and peacemaking. "Abwoon" is an Aramaic word for the power of the Universe to give birth to new life every instant. His institutional website is the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Learning (www.eial.org).

Rabbi Arthur Waskow is the director of The Shalom Center in Philadelphia and author of numerous books, including Seasons of Our Joy and Down-to-Earth Judaism

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807077290
Author:
Chittister, Joan
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Chishti, Murshid Saadi Shakur
Author:
Chittister, Sister Joan
Author:
Chishti, Saadi Shakur
Author:
Waskow, Rabbi Arthur
Author:
Chittister, Joan, Osb
Author:
Waskow, Arthur
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.45 x .7 in .7 lb

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