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Faith and Power: Christianity and Islam in ‘Secular’ Britain

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Overview

This book—written six years before 9/11—examines the roots of political Islam and its offshoots in Britain. In describing the indifference of policy makers and government officials to religion, it warns of extremism taking root among disaffected young Muslims—and offers a vision of hope tempered with realism that might have helped avert tragedy had it been more widely heeded.

For more by Lesslie Newbigin, see Select Works of Lesslie Newbigin (7 vols.).

Key Features

  • Examines the roots of political Islam and its offshoots in Britain
  • Warns policy makers of extremism taking root in disaffected young Muslims
  • Offers a vision of hope tempered with realism
  • Title: Faith and Power: Christianity and Islam in ‘Secular’ Britain
  • Authors: Lesslie Newbigin, Lamin Sanneh, Jenny Taylor
  • Publisher: Wipf and Stock
  • Print Publication Date: 2005
  • Logos Release Date: 2015
  • Pages: 196
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Christianity and politics › Great Britain; Political planning › Great Britain--Religious aspects; Christianity and other religions › Islam
  • ISBNs: 9781597522281, 1597522287
  • Resource ID: LLS:FAITHANDPOWER
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-06-05T22:41:38Z

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About Lesslie Newbigin

Lesslie Newbigin (1909–1998) was a famed missioligist and bishop in the Church of South India. He also served on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches. In 1959 Newbigin became the general secretary of the International Missionary Council. He oversaw the final negotiations for the merger with the World Council of Churches. In 1962, Newbigin became the first director of the Division of World Mission and Evangelism, and associate general secretary of the World Council of Churches. Many of his influential works are included in the Eerdmans Lesslie Newbigin Collection (8 vols.).

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