By Michael Ipgrave

Justice and Rights is a checklist of the 5th "Building Bridges" seminar held in Washington, DC in 2006 (an annual symposium on Muslim-Christian family cosponsored by way of Georgetown college and the Church of England). This quantity examines justice and rights from Christian and Muslim perspectives—a subject of big relevance for either faiths within the sleek international, but additionally with deep roots within the middle texts of either traditions.

Leading students study 3 themes: scriptural foundations, that includes analyses of Christian and Muslim sacred texts; evolving traditions, exploring historic matters in either faiths with an emphasis on non secular and political authority; and the fashionable international, examining fresh and modern contributions from Christianity and Islam within the zone of freedom and human rights.

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