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Author Saritoprak, Zeki.

Title Islam's Jesus [Axis 360 electronic resource] / Zeki Saritoprak.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (240 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Note on Transliteration; Introduction; 1. Jesus as God's Messenger in the Qur'an; 2. A Qur'anic Perspective on the Eschatological Role of Jesus; 3. Islamic Eschatology and Jesus as a Sign of the Hour; 4. The Hadith and Jesus's Eschatological Descent; 5. Speculations about Jesus's Return; 6. The Mahdi and Jesus as Allies against al-Dajjal (the Antichrist); 7. Literalist Approaches to Jesus's Eschatological Role in Islamic Theology; 8. Symbolic, Allegorical, and Other Interpretive Approaches to Jesus's Eschatological Role
9. Jesus's Descent and Theologies of Muslim-Christian CooperationConclusion; Appendix 1. Fethullah Gülen on Jesus and Interfaith Dialogue; Appendix 2. Excerpts from Muhammed Hamdi Yazir; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Jesus is a central figure in the Qur'an, the Hadith, and other Islamic literature, and plays an important role in Islamic eschatology. In this tradition, at the end days Jesus will descend from heaven to bring peace and justice to the earth. Islam's Jesus takes a bold yet candid look at the highly charged topic of Jesus's place in Islam, exploring some of the religion's least understood aspects. Originally from Turkey, Zeki Saritoprak is a scholar of Islamic theology who teaches at an American Catholic university and is heavily engaged in interfaith dialogue. In this book, he examin.
Subject Jesus Christ -- In the Qurʼan.
Jesus Christ -- Islamic interpretations.
Qurʼan -- Relation to the Bible.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Saritoprak, Zeki Islam's Jesus Gainesville : University Press of Florida,c2014 9780813049403
ISBN 9780813048949 (electronic bk.)
081304894X (electronic bk.)
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