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An Engagement with Islam

Christopher Lamb

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780823243198
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780823243235 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0017
An Engagement with Islam

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England and service to the Church of England as its Adviser on Inter-Faith Relations shape the life of Lamb, with a critical interlude with the Church Mission Society serving the Anglican Church in Pakistan. A debt of gratitude is acknowledged to Kenneth Cragg, the subject of his doctoral studies under David Kerr at Selly Oak. Problems that flow from the use of language on the mission field are recounted along with experience of “embassy and hospitality:” to be an ambassador for Christ, one must accept the hospitality of people and reciprocate that in one’s own heart to become fluent in their language, ways and thinking. The chapter concludes with insights into inter-faith relations in Britain.

Keywords: Church of England; Lamb; Church Mission Society; Anglican; Pakistan; Kenneth Cragg; David Kerr; Selly Oak; Inter-faith; Britain

Chapter.  4127 words. 

Subjects: Islam

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