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We are pleased to announce the publication of Sharing Abraham? Narrative Worldview, Biblical and Qur’anic Interpretation, & Comparative Theology in Turkey by George Bristow.
Abraham has long been viewed as a source of common ground for monotheistic faith communities, yet the relationship between the various Abraham narratives is complex. In this book George Bristow rigorously analyzes biblical and qur’anic Abraham narratives and builds on the tight connection between narrative and worldview to lay the foundation for a careful and illuminating theological comparison between varying portraits of Abraham and the faith traditions in which they are embedded. In the course of building his argument, Bristow introduces an original model for analyzing the relationship of narrative to worldview and sheds important light on the function of Abraham for contemporary Turkish Muslims. Sharing Abraham is an essential resource for anyone interested in narrative and worldview studies, comparative theology, biblical and qur’anic hermeneutics, Abrahamic dialogue, or Islam in Turkey.
ISRME Studies in Religion and Theology was established to publish books about religious communities, religious texts, theologies and belief systems in the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan. The series solicits research studies from a range of disciplines and historical contexts, placing special emphasis on research about small, emergent or threatened religious communities and the interaction of these communities with majority traditions.