Did you know that more Muslims have come to Christ in the last 30 years than in the previous 1,300 years combined? Explore the Muslim world and God's plan for Muslims. Investigate Islam through this positive and hopeful book which covers the life of Muhammad, the history of Islamic civilization, Islamic beliefs, Muslims today, and their everyday lives across the diverse cultures of different Muslim peoples from Morocco to Indonesia. Also gain insight into Muslim culture and worldview, Christian outreach toward Muslims, our response to Islam, and prayer for the Muslim world. More than 80 different practitioners guide you through this introduction to the world of Islam. Also used as the textbook for the Encountering the World of Islam course. In addition to the material found in the book, a free companion website has more related materials and activities. See www.encounteringislam.org for more information on the book, course, and companion website.
Encountering the World of Islam was one of five finalists in 2006 in the ECPA Christian Book Awards' Christian Life category. The Christian Book Awards, established by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, recognize the absolute highest quality in Christian books. Based on excellence in content, literary quality, design, and significance of contribution, the Christian Book Awards are the oldest and among the most prestigious in the religious publishing industry. Edited by Keith Swartley. 574 pages, 2005. E-book, 6 MB.
Resources for teaching: Example lectures and PowerPoint presentations for the materials in Encountering the World of Islam are available in the Instructor Resources area of our learning site. To learn how to access these resources, click here.
Encountering the World of Islam is also available in paperback.