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"The Qur'an is like a stream of divine consciousness. The literal meaning of the Qur'an is never the literal meaning of the Qur'an."
interview by Amy Frykholm
Robert Gregg traces five scriptural stories as they were later understood by commentators—Jewish, Christian, and Muslim.
by Philip Jenkins
Hagar’s story has often been read as if it explains some inevitable animosity among the Abrahamic faiths. We should try reading it differently.
by Debbie Blue
Anton Wessels emphasizes points of convergence among the Abrahamic religions, even assimilating their scriptural perspectives into a single story. It's an audacious wager, and not without dangers.
reviewed by Leo D. Lefebure
We don’t know which experiences specify our humanity. But the Abrahamic faiths agree that we are made of dust and ashes, a bit of clay or a mere clot.
by Carol Zaleski