Table of contents for The challenge of Islam : encounters in interfaith dialogue / Douglas Pratt.

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Contents
Preface	vii
Acknowledgements	xi
 1	Introduction	1 
	
PART I: UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
	A PRECURSOR TO DIALOGUE 
2 The Origins of Islam: Prehistory and Prophet	11
 3	Scripture and Tradition: Qur'an and Sunnah 	31
 4	Islamic Community: Sunni, Shi'a, Sufi 	51
 5	Belief, Practice and Law: Being Muslim	75
PART II: PARADIGMS AND CONTEXTS
	PROSPECTS FOR DIALOGUE
 6	Christian-Muslim Encounters: History and Prospect	101
 7	Jewish-Muslim Relations: Islamic Paradigms	119 
 8	Islamic Identity and Ideology: Contemporary Contours 	137
PART III: ENGAGEMENT WITH ISLAM
	DIALOGUE ISSUES
 9	Barriers to Dialogue: Perceptions of Islam 	171
10	Dialogue and Da'wah: Elements of Encounter	189
11	Theological Dialogue: Christian-Muslim Engagement	203
12	Conclusion			223	 
Appendix	229 
Glossary 	233
Bibliography	243 
Index	249

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Islam -- Relations.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Islam -- Relations -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Relations -- Islam.
Islam -- Essence, genius, nature.