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Charity in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions

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Charity in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions
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This collection of essays by a team of international scholars addresses the topic of Charity through the lenses of the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The contributors look for common paradigms in the ways the three faiths address the needs of the poor and the needy in their respective societies, and reflect on the interrelatedness of such practices among the three religions. They ask how the three traditions deal with the distribution of wealth, in the recognition that not all members of a given society have equal access to it, and in the relationship of charity to the inheritance systems and family structures. They reveal systemic patterns that are similar--norms, virtue, theological validations, exclusionary rules, private responsibility to society--issues that have implications for intercultural and interfaith understanding. Conversely, the essays inquire how the three faiths differ in their understanding of poverty, wealth, and justifications for charity.

Author Biography

Julia R. Lieberman is professor of Spanish and intercultural studies at Saint Louis University. Michal Jan Rozbicki is professor of history and director of the Center for Intercultural Studies at Saint Louis University.
Release date NZ
July 16th, 2017
Contributors
Edited by Julia R. Lieberman Edited by Michal Jan Rozbicki
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Lexington Books
Pages
274
Dimensions
157x239x27
ISBN-13
9781498560856
Product ID
26800463

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