Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral Power by George DardessReclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral Power by George Dardess

Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral Power

byGeorge Dardess, Peggy Rosenthal

Paperback | October 1, 2010

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A fresh approach to interfaith dialogue, this account exposes the similarities and differences between Christian and Muslim beliefs through the remarkable art inspired by them. Probing yet joyful, this examination demonstrates the centrality of God’s beauty in both faiths, presents the sacred arts of both religions, and explores the diverse ways in which devotees honor God. Candid and comprehensive, this discussion argues that Christian and Muslim artworks are not merely adornments, but the essential means of motivating adherents to live beautiful lives—lives devoted to the service of God and humanity.

George Dardess is an ordained deacon in the Roman Catholic Church and the author of Do We Worship the Same God: Comparing the Bible and the Qur'an and Meeting Islam: A Guide for Christians. Peggy Rosenthal is the author of Imagine a World: Poetry for Peacemakers and Praying through Poetry: Hope for Violent Times. They both live in Roch...
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Title:Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral PowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:Fons VitaeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1891785613

ISBN - 13:9781891785610

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"This is a work of genuine beauty, an intensely personal account of the beauty of Islam and Christianity that has resonated in the authors."  —Sheikh Jamal Rahman, author, The Fragrance of Faith