Conversation Partners Who Ask Tough Questions
A Feature Review of
DO WE WORSHIP THE SAME GOD? Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Dialogue.
Miroslav Volf , Editor.
Paperback: Eerdmans, 2012.
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Reviewed by Bob Cornwall.
Jews, Christians, and Muslims all claim Abraham as a spiritual ancestor, but do these self-proclaimed children Abraham worship the same God? There are those within each of these communities that would affirm this proposition, but many others who would reject this idea. There is a related question – does our ability to live together in peace require us to affirm each other has essentially co-religionists? Granted that each faith community might understand God’s nature differently and worship differently; do we need to find sufficient common ground to overcome any deep-seated animosity?