Muslim-Christian Relations in Central Asia
By (author) Christian Van Gorder
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Muslim-Christian Relations in Central Asia by Christian Van Gorder
Book DescriptionThis book explores issues of cultural tension that affect Muslim and Christian interaction within the Central Asian context. It looks at the ways that Christians have interacted with Central Asian Muslims in the past, and discusses what might need to be done to improve Muslim-Christian relations in the region in the present and future. Since the time that Nestorian Christian missionaries traveled eastward from Asia Minor along the Silk Road, and Islamic cultures came to the region in the 7th century, Christians and Muslims have shared a unique relationship in a fascinating cultural milieu. Under the reigns of various conquerors, Czars, Soviets and modern nationalist strong-men, the ever changing political and economic situation of these former Soviet Republics has dramatically affected the ways that Muslims and Christians have practiced their faith. Today, as Muslims and Christians work to stabilize their interactions, they face new challenges because of the activities of Protestant Christian and Islamist missionaries who are flooding into Central Asia as never before. The book corrects common misunderstandings of Central Asia as a cultural backwater, and is a valuable introduction to Muslim and Christian interactions in one of the most quickly changing regions of the globe. It will appeal to readers interested in Muslim-Christian interaction, and for researchers in the field of World Religions, Central Asian Studies and Intercultural Studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415776080
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Christian Van Gorder
A. Christian van Gorder is Associate Professor of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He has also taught at Messiah College in Pennsylvania and the Yunnan University in Kunming, China. He is the author of No God but God: A Path's to Muslim-Christian Dialogue on God's Nature, and co-author of Three-Fifth's Theology: Challenging Racism in American Christianity.
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