MIS3022-3 Introduction to Islam

MIS3022 Introduction to Islam (2 credits)

(formerly titled MIS4042 Islam: Introduction and Approach)
This course is an introductory study of Islam, including its beliefs, practices, and present status as a world religion. The history of Islam is summarized, and key terms are defined. In the final unit, the author contrasts key beliefs of Islam with Christianity and offers practical guidelines for effective Christian witness to Muslims.
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Introduction to Islam by Sobhi Malek
New International Version of the Bible

MIS3023 Introduction to Islam (3 credits)

(formerly titled MIS4043 Islam: Introduction and Approach)
See description of MIS3022 Introduction to Islam above. This course is the same as MIS3022 Introduction to Islam except that a CRA must be completed. The textbook for the CRA is listed under “materials required.”
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Introduction to Islam by Sobhi Malek
CRA Textbook: Islam (2nd ed.) by Fazlur Rahman
New International Version of the Bible