God is love

A basic Christian claim

What do Christians mean when they say that God is love? How do we answer that question in a dialogue between Muslims and Christians, which is to say, in a tension-filled intellectual space of wrestling to understand and articulate our similarities and differences with regard to what it means to love God and neighbor?

To answer this question briefly, it is best to go back to 1 John 4:7-12.

 

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