Christianity alongside Islam
Second Prize Winner in the 2011 ‘Christian Book of the Year’ awards
- over 425 pages, 9 maps
- 42 black & white illustrations
- 24 colour pictures
- full indexes
- quality hard cover
Anglican Archbishop Peter Watson beside Muslim Sheik Fehmi at Melbourne’s largest mosque after 9/11. ‘Where others build walls of hostility and hate, our task is to create bridges of understanding and friendship.’
‘Dr John Wilson’s book succeeds in digesting a vast amount of information about both Christianity and Islam and presenting it in a way that is very accessible to non-speciality readers. The approach of concurrent discussion of Christianity and Islam according to particular themes and topics ensures that the reader finds answers to key questions such as ‘How does the Islamic view of “X” affect me as a Christian?’ The book is comprehensive in detail but very readable in style.
This book will undoubtedly assist the urgent task of informing Christians and non-Christian Westerners about Islam. In this way, readers will be equipped to engage with some of the most pressing issues facing the Church and the world in the years ahead.’
Peter Riddell, Professorial Dean, Centre for the study of Islam and Other Faiths, Bible College of Victoria, Australian College of Theology
‘This book gives a clear analysis of the different perspectives of Christianity and Islam – in particular the way they look at language, scriptures and the mission of Jesus. The book does not shy away from the problem of radical Islamism. Readers will find it useful in understanding the challenges of the contemporary world.’
The Hon. Peter Costello
Australian Federal Treasurer, 1996-2007
‘This is a splendid work.