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Table of contents for Muslim-Christian relations : past, present, future / Ovey N. Mohammed.





          Contents
    
          Introduction                             1
    
           1. Islam                                4
             An Introductionfor Christians
             Muhammad  4
             The Qur'an   7
             Islamic Law 11
             Sunnis and Shi'ites  12
             Sufism   14

           2. The Historical Background               25
             Christianity before Islam 25
             The Birth of Islam  28
             The Crusades    34
             The Ottoman Empire  36
             The Rise of Colonialism 37
             The Resurgence of Islam  40
         
          3. Theological Issues                        45
             The Negative image of Islam    45
             IrenicVoices   47
             The Story of Abraham   49
             Rethinking Revelation  52
             Islam and Religions of the Book  55
             Vatican II and World Religions 58
             A Christian Theology of Islam     59
             Jesus, Muhammad, and the Qur'an  61
        
         4.  Facing the Future                                 69
             Muslims  69
             Protestants    74
             Roman Catholics  77
             North Americans 82
             The British    87
    
          Appendix 1: Important Suras from the Qur'an 97
          Appendix 2: Some Useful  Addresses        105
    
           Notes
      
           Bibliography                           125
           Glossary                               135
           Index                                  139
    
                     Maps
    
    1. The Expansion of the Islamic Empire in the Early Years  29
    2. Main Concentrations of Muslimsin the Contemporary World  70