Our periodical publication containing 3 short articles on a theme in Muslim-Christian studies and a review of a relevant book
BRIEFINGS & ARTICLES
The Briefings are designed to make available short, interesting and accessible research articles on important themes on the Muslim-Christian interface. In addition, these publications offer readers some insight into the kind of work we do at the Centre. When possible, our Multimediasection also makes recordings of our seminars and lectures available to stream and download.
Each issue of our Research Briefings will be made available in print and online. An online copy is free to download and is in PDF format (you will need Adobe Reader to view the PDF). A hard copy is available for free at our Centre, but if you would like it posted the cost is £5 to cover production and postage.
Issue 9: Living Together: The Implications of Muslims and Christians Sharing Territory
Issue 9 looks at what happens when Muslims and Christians share territory in various contexts: Ethiopia, C19th Damascus, the work place and prison.
ISSUE 8: THINKING AFTER NEWBIGIN: FAITH RESPONSES TO RELATIVISM AND PLURALISM IN A SECULAR WORLD
Our eighth edition of the CMCS Research Briefings is dedicated to the work of Bishop Lesslie Newbigin and features four papers presented at a symposium held at Regent’s Park College, Oxford, in November 2016, jointly sponsored by CMCS and the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture.
Issue 7: Learning Together in a Complex World
This term the CMCS Research Briefings showcases some of the ways in which the centre works and particularly highlights the research of two of our former scholarship holders as well as the monthly Qur'an & Bible reading group.
Issue 6: What is the 'Gospel' Mentioned in the Qur'an?
This term the CMCS Research Briefing takes the form of an occasional paper presented by our Academic Director, Dr Martin Whittingham, to a largely Muslim audience at a conference held in Ankara, Turkey, in May 2014 entitled Rethinking the Qur’an: Qur’anic concepts.
Issue 5: Approaches to Muslim-Christian Studies
To fully explore the field of Muslim-Christian studies a breadth of skill and knowledge is required. This edition showcases the wide range of interdisciplinary research that is taking place at the centre.
Issue 4: Muslim Christian Relations in Historical Perspective
During the 2015 spring term at CMCS our seminars focused on the history of Muslim-Christian relations and asked what relevance it has for us today. This issues covers perspectives on Muslim-Christian relations from different disciplines, contexts and eras, using the past to help illuminate and inform our future.
Issue 3: Ethics & the Law: Muslim-Christian Encounters
This edition of the CMCS Research Briefings was compiled against the tragic background of events in Paris during January 2015 as hostages, police and terrorists died in acts of extreme callousness. These events yet again highlighted the urgent need to understand the relationship between religion, law and ethics.
Issue 2: Muslim Views of the Bible: Past and Present
This edition presents three articles and a book review on the theme of 'Muslim Views of the Bible: Past and Present'. The articles contained in the Briefing are edited versions of longer papers given at a CMCS symposium on the same theme in December 2013.
Issue 1: Inter-Faith Dialogue: Institutional and Grassroots Approaches
This edition presents three articles on the theme of contemporary inter-faith dialogue questioning motivations, objectives and impact.