Bringing together leading scholars from the 2016 Missiology Lectures at Fuller Theological Seminary, this volume presents a nuanced account of contemporary Muslim societies, exploring the changing dynamics of Islam today and discussing how current religious and social climates shape Christian engagement with Muslims.
"Changing from Islam to Christianity would mess up my life forever." So writes Abu Atallah in this remarkable story of his journey from Islam to the Christian faith, and how he later became an ambassador for Christ with a ministry in the Muslim context. Discover how the good news of Jesus transforms lives in Muslim communities around the world.
Mark Anderson explores the world of seventh-century Arabia as the context in which the Qur'an arose. After carefully exploring key facets of the Qur'anic worldview, he offers a nuanced understanding of how Jesus fits within it. His careful Christian response opens up a mutually respectful and informed place of dialogue between Christians and Muslims.
Drawing on his two decades in the Middle East, Mike Kuhn calls Christians to approach Muslims not by the broad road of fear and self-preservation, but by the narrow road of empathy and deep listening.
Phil Parshall examines Islamic beliefs on the nature of God, Scripture, worship, sin and holiness to find out what effect they have on the daily life of Muslims.
Expanding on his acclaimed book Muslim Evangelism, Phil Parshall argues that the avenue for dialogue between Muslims and Christians runs through folk, not orthodox, Islam.
Christine Mallouhi, who married into a Muslim family and has lived much of her life in the Middle East, uses St. Francis of Assisi as an example of how Christians can approach Muslims with acceptance, love and the gospel of Christ.
Colin Chapman introduces Islam in its historical context, its theological assumptions and, most important, its common practice in the West. In this comprehensive, gracious introduction to Islam, you will meet the Muslims in your community and learn how to love these neighbors as yourself. A newly revised classic.
Miriam Adeney introduces you to women such as Ladan, Khadija, Fatma and others from around the world. You'll learn about their lives, questions and hopes. And you'll gain new understanding of why Muslim women come to Christ.
What would happen if Christians and a Muslim at a university talked and disagreed, but really tried to understand each other? What would they learn? That is the intriguing question Peter Kreeft seeks to answer in these imaginative conversations at Boston College. An articulate and engaging Muslim student named 'Isa challenges the Christian students and professors he meets on issues ranging from prayer and worship to evolution and abortion, from war and politics to the nature of spiritual struggle and spiritual submission.
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