Walter Kardinal Kasper / Mouhanad Khorchide

God´s First Name

An Islamic-Christian discussion about mercy

With a preface by Annette Schavan

In various publications and initiatives, Walter Kardinal Kasper has made »mercy« a central theme in theology and pastoral care. For Mouhanad Khorchide, professor of Islamic Religious Education at the University of Münster, mercy is a central feature of a modern understanding of Islam.
This book documents their discussions about what unites Christians and Muslims in terms of mercy. It has been edited by experienced Vatican journalist Jürgen Erbacher, and includes a preface by the German ambassador to the Vatican, Annette Schavan, who invited them to have these important conversations.

  • Highly relevant topic: Christian-Muslim dialogue
  • Two highly regarded representatives of Christianity and Islam in discussion with each other

ISBN: 978-3-8436-0906-7
Hardcover with reading ribbon
120 pages
Format 13 x 21 cm
EUR 12.99

The Authors

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Mouhanad Khorchide

Dr. Mouhanad Khorchide is the director of The Centre for Islamic Theology (CIT) and Professor at the University of Münster, Germany for Islamic religious education.

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Walter Kardinal Kasper

Walter Cardinal Kasper, born in 1933, doctorate and professor in dogmatic theology, 1989–1999 Bishop of the diocese Rottenburg-Stuttgart, 2001–2010 President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.