Christians and Muslims, bound together in a dialogue of life, give expression to the wideness of God’s hospitality and grapple with the difficulties as well as the richness and promises that a shared life brings.
In a world where religious and cultural differences often lead to
conflict it has become increasingly important to search for
missiological responses that can assist in the building of inclusive communities and forging of bonds of respect and understanding. Helen Richmond draws on the lived experience of Muslims and Christians in interfaith marriages in Indonesia and Australia, whose lives embody a living dialogue between two religious traditions, to offer a fresh approach to our understanding of Christian mission and Muslim da’wah.
The narratives and testimonies of the couples in this study invite the question of whether Muslims and Christians who have viewed each other as intimidating opponents might instead regard each