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Introduction: Rethinking Our Assumptions

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199796663
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199933082 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0001
Introduction: Rethinking Our Assumptions

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Can non-Muslims be saved? And can those who are damned to Hell ever be redeemed? The Introduction introduces the controversial question of non-Muslim salvation, and surveys Muslim theological responses to this question. In the process, it challenges commonly held assumptions about Islam.

Keywords: non-muslim; Qur’an; Koran; Islamic history; theology; salvation; soteriology; religious diversity; pluralism; afterlife: heaven and hell; philosophy of religion

Chapter.  10143 words. 

Subjects: Islam

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