Christmas and the Qur'an, Hardback Book


The familiar and heart-warming story of Christmas is one of hope, encapsulated by the birth of the infant Jesus.

It is also a story which unites two faiths which have so often been at odds with one another.

The accounts of the Nativity given by the Evangelists Luke and Matthew find their parallels in surahs 3 and 19 of Qur'an which take up of the Annunciation to Maria, the Incarnation from the Holy Spirit and the Nativity - reason enough to investigate these parallel narratives further.

From this starting point, Karl-Josef Kuschel begins to look for Christmas in the Qur'an, a challenge for both Christians and Muslims to engage in a deeper dialogue about the fundamental questions of their faiths.

By going back to basics, the holy Word, this detailed analysis of the original texts in both the New Testament and the Qur'an is both revealing and thought provoking.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Gingko Library
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: New Testaments
  • ISBN: 9781909942080

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