First Published in 1998. This book brings together contributions which examine various Islamic and selected Jewish writings of this kind, analysing their ideas, methods, sources and meanings, relating them to the new historical and political situations, as well as to ancient and medieval writings, for comparative purposes. The texts discussed either elaborate attitudes towards 'the other' within the two traditions or address themes that are part of their common heritage.

chapter 8|22 pages

Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani and the Jewish Question*

BySorour Soroudi

chapter 9|29 pages

Mohamed Talbi: "For Dialogue Between all Religions"

ByRonald L. Nettler