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Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam$
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Christian W. Troll and C.T.R. Hewer

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780823243198

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.001.0001

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A Philosophical-Theologian's Journey

A Philosophical-Theologian's Journey

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(p.53) A Philosophical-Theologian's Journey
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Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam
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David B. Burrell

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0007

Burrell's life is interwoven with the University of Notre Dame, the Congregation of the Holy Cross and experience of teaching in America, Bangladesh, Israel and Uganda. Under the guidance of Lonergan, a deep relationship to the philosophical-theological approach of Aquinas acted as a preparation for the encounter with Maimonides and al-Ghazali. The importance of Jewish-Christian-Muslim engagement is exemplified by the Centre at Tantur and later by devotion to comparative theology as a vehicle for sharpening Christian theological understanding. This is drawn out by sections devoted to aspects of the theology of Trinity, Christology and Original Sin. The chapter ends with a call for intellectual humility as an essential component of the life of theology, dialogue and witness.

Keywords:   Burrell, Notre Dame, Congregation of the Holy Cross, Lonergan, Aquinas, Maimonides, al-Ghazali, Tantur, Jewish-Christian-Muslim, Comparative theology

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