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Lately there was an explosion of interest and debate approximately Islam and in regards to the function of faith, either on this planet and within the Arab-Israeli clash. the varied books released on those questions converse to problems with politics, historical past, or worldwide safeguard. None speaks to the guts and the spirit, and but thousands of individuals adventure those matters now not as political, financial, or highbrow questions yet as questions of deep non secular, emotional, and non secular significance.The Tent of Abraham presents readers with tales that may deliver all of the faiths jointly. Written through Saadi Shakur Chishti, a Scottish American Sufi, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, an American Jew, and Joan Chittister, a Benedictine sister, the publication explores in obtainable language the mythic caliber and the lessons of reconciliation which are embedded within the Torah, the Qur'an, and the Bible. It additionally weaves jointly the wisdoms of the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian traditions right into a deeper, extra unified whole.The Tent of Abraham is the 1st ebook to inform the total tale of Abraham as present in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim resources and to reenergize it as a foundation for peace."At a time after we have visible an excessive amount of simple task [of dogmatic faith], The Tent of Abraham reminds us that the type of confusion, worry, and dismay that such a lot of folks are experiencing might be the beginning of a brand new spiritual quest . . . The Tent of Abraham brings 3 non secular traditions jointly in order that we might all develop into extra conversant in the faiths lived via the strangers round us."--Karen Armstrong, from the ForewordRabbi Arthur Waskow is the director of The Shalom heart in Philadelphia and writer of various books, together with Seasons of Our pleasure (Beacon/ 3611-0/ $18.00 pb) and Down-to-Earth Judaism. Joan Chittister, OSB, is a best-selling author and lecturer. She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania. Saadi Shakur Chishti (Neil Douglas-Klotz) is an the world over recognized Sufi pupil and author. His most up-to-date publication is The Sufi publication of Life.Rabbi Arthur Waskow, one of many authors of The Tent of Abraham: tales of wish and Peace for Jews, Christians, and Muslims is the "weaver" of a brand new haggadah or "telling" for Passover. it truly is known as "The Passover of Peace: A Seder for the kids of Abraham, Hagar, and Sarah." This Seder is outfitted at the Biblical and Muslim tales of Abraham, Hagar and Sarah, Ishmael and Isaac, instead of at the tale of the Exodus from Egypt. it's been and will be used as a context for suggestion and motion towards peace within the heart East, through Jewish households, congregations, and groups; by means of teams of Jews and Palestinians or Jews and Muslims: or via teams of all 3 Abrahamic faiths.