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Return to Book Page. The Call of the Minaret by Kenneth Cragg. Now Kenneth Cragg brings the discussion into the twenty-first century in this third edition of his seminal work, complete with crqgg ‘From dawn to after sunset the clock in the mosque punctuates the life of Islam with the consciousness of God.

Now Kenneth Cragg brings the discussion into the twenty-first century in this third edition of his seminal work, complete with new material including an updated bibliography. Taking the Muslim call to prayer as his starting point, the author unravels the significance of the muezzin’s haunting cry, considering prophethood, prayer, politics and community kennefh present a more complete understanding of Islam.

It becomes clear that the Islamic call to prayer transcends the boundaries of religion, containing a summons for Christians and Muslims alike.

Drawing upon both scholarship and his own abiding spirituality, Kenneth Cragg’s study of the two faiths pays homage to both, drawing them out of the shadows of enmity and into the light of mutual understanding. Paperbackpages.

The Call of the Minaret

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This book looks at Islamic history, the present state of the Islamic world the book was originally written in the sand trends in Muslim-Christian relations. The author engaged in Christian work in the Islamic world for much of his life, and he makes a strong case for Christian witness to Muslims while also arguing for respect for Muslims and their societies. The main problem with the book is its somewhat confused organization. It reads like two separate books in one.

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However, the author m This book looks at Crag history, the present state of the Islamic world the book was originally written in the sand trends in Muslim-Christian relations.

The call of the minaret

However, the author makes a solid case that both respects Muslims and upholds Christian witness. The fact that the book was written in the 50s is helpful as well. The author identifies some of the trends that are just now coming to the fore, but he is able to avoid the hysteria of much contemporary Western writing on Islam and Muslim societies. Aug kennneth, Duane Alexander rated it it was amazing.

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The Call of fall Minaret is, perhaps, the best single kenheth to introduce the educated Christian to the Muslim world, and to questions of how Christian witness fits into that rather tense and difficult environment. The book was written in but had been republished numerous times and has not lost its combination of keen insight into Christian doctrine and practice, and the life and thought of Muslims.

Also, he manages to communicate poignant critiques of Islam while also writing in an irenic and The Call of the Craggg is, perhaps, the best single book to introduce the educated Christian minafet the Muslim world, and to questions of how Christian witness fits into that rather tense and difficult environment. Also, he manages to communicate poignant critiques of Islam while also writing in an irenic and mild manner.

His prose is at times fairly convoluted, and a good knowledge of history and Scripture are presupposed. In many ways, the history of missiology in the Muslim world has been a working out of many of these ideas and challenges.

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