Scripture, Reason, and the Contemporary Islam-West Encounter

Studying the “Other,” Understanding the “Self”

  • Basit Bilal Koshul
  • Steven Kepnes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction: Studying the Western “Other,” Understanding The Islamic “Self”

  3. Islam and the West

  4. The West and Islam

  5. Reflections on Scripture, Reason, and the Contemporary Islam-West Encounter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. David F. Ford
      Pages 201-219
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


The unique essays in this collection use the underlying allegiance to scripture in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity to underscore the deep affinities between the three monotheistic traditions while at the same time encouraging respect for the differences between the traditions to be preserved.


Christianity Islam Judaism

Editors and affiliations

  • Basit Bilal Koshul
    • 1
  • Steven Kepnes
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Humanities and Social SciencesLahore University of Management SciencesPakistan
  2. 2.Colgate UniversityUK

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