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By Michael McCullar

the area seems nearing a tipping aspect when it comes to Islam. Radical Muslims have captured the world’s recognition, and their acts almost outline glossy Islam for far of the West. To many, notion is fact. discussion, courting, and peace should be most unlikely so long as these within the West understand that Islam is a faith of radicalism.

A Christian’s advisor to Islam offers a short yet actual consultant to Muslim formation, historical past, constitution, ideals, practices, and pursuits. It explores to what measure the tenets of Islam were misinterpreted, corrupted, or abused over the centuries. Is jihad the only such a lot alienating element of Islam within the eyes of the West? Is today’s violent minority consultant of Islam as an entire? what's the destiny for the quickest starting to be faith within the East?

Michael McCullar’s frank and reasonable dialogue of those questions can help readers comprehend the cultural, historic, and non secular contexts from which Islam grew and maintains to develop this day. Readers will relish his transparent and well-researched causes of the advanced dynamics at paintings within the relationships among Islam and Christianity, Muslims and Christians.

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