Table of contents for Religious foundations of Western civilization : Judaism, Christianity, Islam / Jacob Neusner, editor.

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CONTENTS
Preface
	Jacob Neusner
PART ONE
Defining the Terms
1.	What Do We Mean by "Western Civilization"? 
William Scott Green
2.	How Religion Is a Foundation of Western Civilization
William Scott Green
PART TWO
Religions of the West
3. 	Judaism
Jacob Neusner
4. 	Christianity: What It Is and How It Defines Western Civilization
Bruce Chilton
5. 	Islam: What It Is and How It Defines Western Civilization
Th. Emil Homerin 
PART THREE
Historic Common Interests 
6. 	Religion, Politics, Culture, Law, and Society 
A. Judaism: Alan J. Avery-Peck
B. Christianity: Bruce Chilton
C. Islam: Th. Emil Homerin
7. 	Philosophy: Averroes, Maimonides, and Aquinas
Seymour Feldman
8. 	Mysticism as a Meeting Ground: Seeing the Unseen
	Elliot R. Wolfson
PART FOUR
Historic Encounters 
9. 	Latin Christianity, the Crusades, and the Islamic Response
	James A. Brundage
10.	Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Spain from the Eighth to the fifteenth centuries
	Olivia Remie Constable
11.	Christianity and Islam in the Balkans from the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
	Amila Buturovic
12. 	Zionism, Imperialism, and Nationalism
	A. Zionism: Jacob Neusner 
B. Christian Imperialism: Bruce Chilton
C. Political Islam: Th. Emil Homerin
PART FIVE
Modernity and Religion in the West: Negotiating Change
13. 	The Modernization of Christianity 
Bruce Chilton
14.	The Modernization of Judaism
Jacob Neusner
15.	The Modernization of Islam
Th. Emil Homerin
PART SIX
Religion and Western Civilization in the Twenty-first Century
16.	Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Their Contemporary Encounters
 
	A. Judaism Addresses Christianity: Jon D. Levenson
B. Christianity Meets Other Religions: Bruce Chilton
C. Islam and Pluralism: Th. Emil Homerin
TimeLine
	Compiled by Cory Berry-Whitlock
List of contributors
Endnotes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Western countries -- Religion.
Civilization, Western.
Christianity.
Judaism.
Islam.