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Christian citizens in an Islamic state [electronic resource] : the Pakistan experience / Theodore Gabriel.

By: Gabriel, Theodore P. C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2007Description: 1 online resource (118 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9780754686736 (electronic bk.); 0754686736 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Christians -- Pakistan | Christianity and other religions -- Pakistan | Christianity and other religions -- Islam | Islam -- Relations -- Christianity | Christians | Chr�etiens -- P�akist�an | Christianisme -- Relations -- P�akist�an | Christianisme -- Relations -- Islam | Islam -- Relations -- Christianisme | RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology | Islamieten | Christenen | Interreligieuze dialoog | Pakistan | Christ | PakistanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christian citizens in an Islamic state.DDC classification: 297.2/83095491 Other classification: 11.07 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The origins of Cristianity in Pakistan -- The islamicisation of Pakistan -- The Christian dilemma: problems faced by the Christian community of Pakistan -- The blasphemy law and its impact on the Christian community -- Islamic resurgence in Pakistan: bushs war on terror and its aftermath -- Movements for inter-religious dialogue in Pakistan.
Summary: This book covers new ground in exploring the various factors that govern the relations between Muslims and Christians in Pakistan, a nation state which has been politically unstable in the past, and where the imposition of Islamic law has been controversial and problematic for religious minorities. Theodore Gabriel clarifies the history of Christian-Muslim relations in the region, explores the rise of Islamic militancy, and draws on personal interviews to determine the mind set of both Christians and Muslims in Pakistan today.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-114) and index.

The origins of Cristianity in Pakistan -- The islamicisation of Pakistan -- The Christian dilemma: problems faced by the Christian community of Pakistan -- The blasphemy law and its impact on the Christian community -- Islamic resurgence in Pakistan: bushs war on terror and its aftermath -- Movements for inter-religious dialogue in Pakistan.

This book covers new ground in exploring the various factors that govern the relations between Muslims and Christians in Pakistan, a nation state which has been politically unstable in the past, and where the imposition of Islamic law has been controversial and problematic for religious minorities. Theodore Gabriel clarifies the history of Christian-Muslim relations in the region, explores the rise of Islamic militancy, and draws on personal interviews to determine the mind set of both Christians and Muslims in Pakistan today.

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Christian citizens in an Islamic state by Gabriel, Theodore P. C. ©2007
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