An essential introduction to the culture, history, and practices of the world's second largest religion. Professor James A. Beverley provides answers to questions many Christians have about Islam. Issues include what Muslims think about God, the world, and their place in it; how Muhammad established a religion that now stretches around the world, how different groups within Islam define Jihad, why Palestine is important to Muslims, what roles women play in different Islamic communities, and how Christians should relate to Muslims.
- Glossary of terms related to Islam
- A list of Frequently Asked Questions for easy reference
- Topical bibliography for further study