While there are many new books on Islam appearing in the marketplace, this book is unique in several ways. The author is intricately kwledgeable about Islam, and writes with an evangelical audience in mind. From the beginning, this book was designed as a comprehensive textbook for an introductory course to the study of Islam. Understanding Islam contains twenty lesson and sixty seven thought provoking questions for discussion. This book seeks to explain Islam in three distinct ways: First through its early history, second through Islamic theology, and last, through the daily life and worldview of Muslims everywhere. This book is currently in use in several different schools and and languages around the world.