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Dr. Miroslav Volf Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School.

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Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School. His previous books include Against the Tide: Love in a Time of Petty Dreams and Persisting Enmities (2010) and After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (1998), winner of the Christianity Today book award. A native of Croatia, he regularly teaches and lectures in Central and Eastern Europe. Allah: A Christian Response is now available from HarperOne.


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Dr. Miroslav Volf: Key Issues in the Christianity/Islam Debate

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From Allah by Miroslav Volf

Here is a small sampler of what you'll find in my book:

1. Christians and Muslims worship one and the same God, the only God. They understand God's character partly differently, but the object of their worship is the same. I reject the idea that Muslims worship a different God than do Jews and Christians.

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Dr. Miroslav Volf: Christianity and Islam: A Common God?

Dr. Miroslav Volf

From Allah by Miroslav Volf

For monotheists, to worship God means, among other things, to espouse a set of values about what ultimately matters in human life. To worship a different god is to espouse a different set of such values. A clash of gods is a clash of ultimate values. That's why the question of whether a given community worships the same god as another community has always been a crucial cultural and political question and not just a theological one. Concern about ultimate values that underpin political life explains, for instance, why a document that claims that Muslims and Christians worship different gods would circulate through the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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