One God, Three Faiths by
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (A University-Level Course Taught by F.E. Peters)

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PORTABLE PROFESSOR™ is a series of exciting and informative lectures recorded by some of today's most renowned university and college professors. Each course introduces listeners to fascinating, and sometimes startling, insights into the intellectual forces that shape our understanding of the world. Each package includes 14 riveting lectures presented by notable professors as well as a book-length course guide.

The covenant that God made with the patriarch Abraham forms the basis of the three religions that today enjoy the largest followings in the world: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Despite the many common bonds among them, however, the Abrahamic religions have had an extremely complicated relationship—frequently defined by conflict—over the course of millennia of coexistence. F.E. Peters probes this fascinating dynamic by exploring the theological growth of these three linked, yet distinct, religious communities, showing how their interaction continues to have immense relevance to the current global state of affairs.

COURSE LECTURES

"In the Beginning "The Israelite ExperienceFrom Israelite to JewJesus of Nazareth: Teacher, Messiah, RedeemerThe Spread of ChristianityMuhammad, Prophet of MeccaMuhammad, Lord of MedinaThe "People of the Book": Monotheists and Their RevelationsTradition and LawDefining the CommunityGoverning the CommunityDefending the CommunityWorshipping GodReaching for God
F.E. Peters is the award-winning author of The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition and Jerusalem and Mecca: The Typology of the Holy City in the Near East. He has two degrees in Classical Languages as well as a Ph.L. in Philosophy from St. Louis University and a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Princeton. He teaches in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at New York University.
 

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Published by Barnes & Noble Audio. 8 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction