A Christian's Pocket Guide to Islam: by Patrick Sookhdeo
Author: Patrick Sookhdeo
|Have you ever watched a T.V. program or read a newspaper article where a commentator clumsily illustrates his complete ignorance of Christianity and it's claims? How often have you rolled your eyes and immediately discounted what is being said, saying to yourself "Well, why should I listen to them when they obviously haven't got a clue!" How, then, can we expect to witness effectively to those of the Muslim faith if all that we know of Islam is picked up from passing references in the media?|
This fascinating book provides Christians with a simple description of the origins of Islam, what Muslims believe and how it affects their attitudes, worldview, everyday life and culture. Practical guidelines are given for relating to Muslims in a culturally appropriate way, as well as for witnessing effectively and caring for converts. If you long to reach Muslim friends but are wondering where to start then this is the book for you.
Patrick Sookhdeo is Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity, a Christian research institute specialising in the status of Christian minorities in the Muslim world. Dr Sookhdeo is a well known lecturer and author who holds a Ph.D. from London University's School of Oriental and African Studies and a D.D. from Western Seminary, Oregon, USA.
'clearly and concisely describes the major facets of that faith and is punctuated with helpful insights for those seeking positive ways to relate as Christian witnesses to Muslims.' Rev. Dr Bill Musk, former missionary in the Middle East, author of three books on Christians relating to Muslims
'a helpful mine of factual information and practical advice.' Rt Rev. Colin Bennetts, Bishop of Coventry
'Written for those with no prior knowledge of Islam, this book gives all the basic facts which will help a Christian to be more effective in their witness, as well as helpful guidance on how to approach Muslims lovingly and appropriately.' Zafar Ismail, chairman of Interserve's Ministry Among Asians in Britain
Features: Bibliography, Glossary, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.3" H x 6.96" L x 5.72" W (0.18 lbs) 111 pages
Carton Quantity: 30
Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
US SRP: 6.99 US
Binding: Mass Market Paperbound
Pub Date: May 10, 2010
CPC Categories: - General Interest | Other Religions | Islam
BISAC Categories: - Religion | Comparative Religion - Religion | Islam | General - Religion | Christianity | General
Themes: - Religious Orientation | Christian - Theometrics | Evangelical - Religious Orientation | Islamic
OCLC Number: OCLC#137294119
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