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Finding Jesus among Muslims

Magazine article U.S. Catholic

Finding Jesus among Muslims

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FINDING JESUS AMONG MUSLIMS

By Jordan Denari Duffner (Liturgical Press, 2017)

Finding Jesus Among Muslims couldn't have come at a better time. While Jordan Denari Duffner's book would be a welcome resource for interreligious dialogue at any point, it resonates even more in our current timeline of Muslim travel bans and Senate candidates who have said that Muslims shouldn't be allowed to hold public office.

The book is nevertheless a hopeful read, encouraging readers to participate in interreligious dialogue to build our relationships with God and each other. It uses Duffner's personal interactions with Muslims and her experiences living abroad in Jordan to break down barriers to this dialogue. Duffner talks frankly about how immersing herself in Islam, especially by praying with Muslims, guided her back to Catholicism at a time when she found herself drifting away. She deepened her personal faith and religious beliefs by noting how the practices, vocabulary, and scripture of Islam relate to Catholicism. …

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