Encountering the World of Islam guides you on a journey into the lives of Muslims around the world and in your neighborhood. Through this comprehensive collection, you will learn about Muhammad and the history of Islam, gain insight into today’s conflicts, and dispel western fears and myths. You will also discover the frustrations and desires of Muslims and learn how to pray for and befriend them. Encountering the World of Islam provides a positive, balanced, and biblical perspective on God’s heart for Muslims and equips you to reach out to them in Christ’s love.
Encountering the World of Islam features articles from eighty authors who have lived throughout the Muslim world, from West Africa to Southeast Asia. Experienced missionaries, scholars of Islam, and other well known authors, including several Muslims, contribute to this extensive ministry resource.
• Highlights in each lesson provide insight into Muslim culture, the Qur’an, and Muslim women.
• Discussion questions and other assignments will deepen your understanding as you reach out to Muslims with the love of Christ.
• Charts, maps, and illustrations illuminate the text and provide additional context.
• An extensive, easy-to-use glossary clarifies Muslim terminology.