Comparing Religions Through Law

Judaism and Islam

By Jacob Neusner, Tamara Sonn

© 1999 – Routledge

280 pages

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About the Book

Comparing Religions Through Law offers a ground- breaking study which compares these two religions through shared dominant structures. In the case of Judaism and Islam the dominant structure is law.

Comparing Religions Through Law presents an innovative and sometimes controversial study of the comparisons and contrasts between the two religions and offers an example of how comparative religious studies can provide grounds for mutual understanding.

About the Authors

Tamara Sonn is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida, specialising in Islam. Her publications include Interpreting Islam: Bandali Jawzis Islamic Intellectual History. Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Research Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida and Professor of Religion at Bard College, New York. He is the author of numerous publications, the most recent being The Intellectual Foundations of Christian and Jewish Discourse.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General