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More than a cup of coffee and tea : a generation of Lutheran-Muslim relationships / edited by David D. Grafton ; forewords by Elizabeth K. Eaton and Sayyid M. Syeed.

Grafton, David D., (editor.). Eaton, Elizabeth K., (writer of foreword.). Syeed, Sayyid M., (writer of foreword.).

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John P. Webster Library - West Hartford BP 172.5 .A6 M58 2021 (Text to phone) 30401147766327 Adult New Book Available -

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-185) and index.
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Foreword by Bishop Elizabeth K. Eaton -- Foreword by Sayyid M. Syeed -- Acknowledgments -- List of contributors -- Introduction / David D. Grafton -- Section 1: Reflections on American Lutherans and Islam: 1. Beyond apologetics: the God and Jesus Project / Mark Swanson ; 2. Step-by-step: a theological rendering of a consultative panel / Michael Reid Trice ; 3. In inter-religious context: the promise of ELCA Lutheran-Muslim relations / Kathryn Mary Lohre ; 4. Reconsidering Christian responses to Islamophobia / Todd H. Green -- Section 2: Lutheran-Muslim Relationships in Context: 5. Accompaniment, Trinity-style: Lutherans and Muslims in Cedar-Riverside / Jane Buckley Farlee ; 6. Claremont School of Theology and the Christian-Muslim Consultant Group: Lutheran-Muslim Community Connections in Southern California / Thomas K. Johnson ; 7. Re-envisioning: a center of Christian-Muslim engagement for peace and justice / Sara Trumm ; 8. Interfaith relations and the work of Lutherans in Palestine / Mark B. Brown ; 9. Christian-Muslim "Communion" in Indonesia: challenges and opportunities / Fernando Sihotang ; 10. Senegal: land of hospitality, peace, and mutual understanding / Peter Hanson ; 11. "There is no God save Allah": reflections on theological phobias and habits of hostility / J. Paul Rajashekar.
Summary, etc.:
"Islamophobia continues to rise among Americans even within progressive mainline churches, creating a poisonous and dangerous atmosphere for interfaith relations. American Lutherans, however, have been engaged in dialogue with Islam for over a generation. Originally, like other Protestant churches, Lutherans studied Islam as a monolithic religious system for the purpose of proselytizing the Christian faith. Over the years and experience, American Lutherans came to know Islam as a faith tradition of believers in different cultures and contexts. By developing relationships with Muslim neighbors, some ELCA Lutherans and their international partners have learned that it is possible to witness to the Christian faith and listem to Muslim neighbors for the purpose of understanding and to work for a common cause of justice. More Than a Cup of Coffee and Tea documents the 'Focus on Islam' that began in the 1980s among ELCA Lutherans and then reflects on more than a generation of engagement with Muslims in various domestic and international contexts. This volume documents where the ELCA has been, what it has learned, and encourages others to continue to develop positive relationships with Muslim neighbors and communities as a Christian activity and to combat Islamophobia." -- Back cover.
Subject: Islam > Relations > Lutheran Church.
Lutheran Church > Relations > Islam.
Islam > Relations > Christianity.
Christianity and other religions > Islam.

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