Appropriate for courses in Western and World Religions.
This book compares Judaism, Christianity, and Islam using seven common themes, which are equally relevant to each tradition. Provoking critical thinking, this text addresses the cultural framework of religious meanings. It explores similarities and differences among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as it explains the ongoing process of interpretation in each religion.
I. SCRIPTURE AND TRADITION1. In Judaism.
II. MONOTHEISM.4. In Judaism.
III. AUTHORITY.7. In Judaism.
IV. WORSHIP AND RITUALS10. In Judaism.
V. ETHICS.13. In Judaism.
VI. MATERIAL CULTURE.16. In Judaism.
VII. RELIGION AND THE POLITICAL ORDER.19. In Judaism.