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Articles > 2014 > 10 October > Reviews > Book reviews >

Able to do God’s business with Islam

David Marshall reads an introduction to a scholar's life's work

A Policy of Hope: Kenneth Cragg and Islam
Christopher Lamb
Melisende £15

THE death of Bishop Kenneth Cragg in November 2012, aged 99, marked the end of an era in Christian theological engagement with Islam.

The Call of the Minaret (1956), Cragg's first and probably his most influential book, established the distinctive features of his approach: learned and sympathetic in his account ...

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