19.99 In Stock
These and many other questions are answered in this informative introduction to Islam. Christians of all denominations will find reliable and up-to-date information on Islam and its relationship to Christianity. The first part of the book surveys the faith and life of Islam, exploring the subjects of the Qur'an, Muhammad, beliefs about God, justice and the law, women and family, and death and eternal life. Part 2 tells about Islam in North America, both its early history and the current situation. Part 3 describes various groups and movements within Islam. Part 4 looks at Islam and Christianity, their encounters in history, the Bible and the Qur'an, and how Jesus is regarded by Muslims. Part 5 presents a Christian evaluation of Islam. Carefully researched and clearly written, Islam: An Introduction for Christians is an ideal book for both individual and group use.
About the Author
Paul Varo Martinson is Professor of World Religions at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of A Theology of World Religions (1987).