Interfaith reading

Inspired by this post at MoorishGirl, I thought I would suggest a couple of good books about matters of faith and the inter. Unlike Daughters of Abraham, which talks about commonalities, I’m recommending two novels that show commonality of the lived experience, not always pleasant though.

The first is Granada by

Radwan Ashur

It’s a wonderful story of Granada in the year 1499, and while it focuses mostly on Muslims, you can see the impact the reconquista had on Jews and Christians as well.

The other book is Children of the Alley by Naguib Mahfouz. This book is a wonderful narrative re-telling of the history of the Abrahamic traditions. It’s a good, quick read, and demands small group discussion.

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