The Center for Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies Faculty
Global Initiative



July 2-7, 2012: MCSM 545 Engaging Islam

MCS 545 Engaging Islam (Formerly titled Introduction to Islam)
This course provides an overview of Islam, including its beginnings and expansion, the beliefs and practices of formal and folk Islam, Islamic sects, the identity of women, Islam in the United States, global Islam today and bridges for communicating with Muslims.

July 2-7, 2012: MCSM 554 Folk Islam and Power Encounter

MCS 551 Folk Islam
A study of the beliefs, practices, animistic roots, and localized expressions of popular Islam. A biblical perspective on the worldview and felt needs of folk Muslims leads to the development of strategies for effective communication of the Gospel message.

July 9-13, 2012: MSSM 552 Women in Islam

MCS 552 Women in Islam
This course examines the identity and role of women in historic and contemporary Islam as taught by the Quran and Hadith and throughout society, covering various cultural contexts.

July 9-13, 2012: MSSM 643 Church Planting in Muslim Contexts

A survey of the major ecclesiological options and their historical development. Principles for establishing evangelistic and discipleship ministries in Muslim societies will be explored. Special attention will be given to the unique process of establishing the church within an Islamic culture.




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