Christianity and Islam by C.H. Becker

Christianity and Islam

byC.H. Becker

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Christianity and Islam


The subject from different points of view: limits of treatment
The nature of the subject: the historical points of connection between
Christianity and Islam
A. Christianity and the rise of Islam:

  1. Muhammed and his contemporaries
  2. The influence of Christianity upon the development of Muhammed
  3. Muhammed's knowledge of Christianity
  4. The position of Christians under Muhammedanism
    B. The similarity of Christian and Muhammedan metaphysics during the middle ages:
  5. The means and direction by which Christian influence affected
  6. The penetration of daily life by the spirit of religion; asceticism, contradictions and influences affecting the development of a clerical class and the theory of marriage
  7. The theory of life in general with reference to the doctrine
    of immortality
  8. The attitude of religion towards the State, economic life,
    society, etc.
  9. The permanent importance to Islam of these influences: the
    doctrine of duties
  10. Ritual
  11. Mysticism and the worship of saints
  12. Dogma and the development of scholasticism
    C. The influence of Islam upon Christianity:
    The manner in which this influence operated, and the explanation of the superiority of Islam
    The influence of Muhammedan philosophy
    The new world of European Christendom and the modern East
    Conclusion. The historical growth of religion
Title:Christianity and IslamFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 14, 2013Publisher:Zhingoora BooksLanguage:English

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