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J. H. Bavinck. An Introduction to the Science of Missions. Trans. David H. Freeman. Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1960. Distributed by Baker Books, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Part two is required reading and is included in your readings packet. John Corrigan, et al. Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. Suzanne Haneef. What Everyone Should Know about Islam and Muslims. Chicago: Kazi Publications, 1982. This whole book is to be read by all students. Yehezkel Kaufmann. The Religion of Israel: From its Beginnings to the Babylonian Exile. Trans. and abridged by Moshe Greenberg. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960. The material to be read from Kaufmann has been included in the course packet. John Sanders (ed.), Gabriel Fackre, and Ronald H. Nash. What About Those Who Have *ever Heard?: Three Views on the Destiny of the Unevangelized. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 1995. This book is available at the bookstore. See below plans for December 7 and 9. Harold W. Turner. From Temple to Meeting House: The Phenomenology and Theology of Places of Worship. Religion and Society, 16. The Hague, Paris, and New York: Mouton, 1979. Portions of this book are required reading; these portions are included in your course packet. Herman Wouk. This is My God: The Jewish Way of Life. Revised Edition. New York: Little, Brown, and Co., 1997. This book is to be read in its entirety by all students. A. H. Mathias Zahniser. “Close Encounter of the Vulnerable Kind: Christian Dialogue and Proclamation Among Muslims.” Asbury Theological Journal 49/1 (Spring, 1994), 71-78. This article, distributed by the instructor, is required reading for all students. See below regarding final integrative essay.

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January 1999


Asbury Theological Seminary


Islam, MW705, Kentucky, Fall, Christianity, Christian, Judaism, Mission



MW 705 Judaism and Islam: Religious Studies for Christian Mission I