The Children of Abraham

The Children of Abraham

Judaism, Christianity, Islam

Book - 2004
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F.E. Peters, a scholar in the comparative study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, revisits his pioneering work after twenty-five years. Peters has rethought and thoroughly rewritten his classic The Children of Abraham for a new generation of readers - at a time when the understanding of these three religious traditions has taken on a new and critical urgency.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2004
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 9780691120416
Characteristics: xix, 237 p. ; 23 cm


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crankylibrarian Aug 01, 2013

Peerless scholarship, but a dry and meandering style which will turn off any but the most determined lay reader. Karen Armstrong, Jack Miles and Peter Occiogrosso cover the same ground but with far greater eloquence.


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