Professor Peter Riddell is Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Other Faiths at the Melbourne School of Theology. He was previously Professor of Islamic Studies and Foundation Director of the Centre for Islamic Studies and Muslim-Christian Relations at the London School of Theology. He has also held academic posts at the London School of Oriental and African Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Australian National University. His books include ‘Islam and the Malay-Indonesian World’ (Hurst, 2001), ‘Islam in Context’ (Baker Academic, 2003) and ‘Christians and Muslims’ (IVP, 2004).