• Authority in Islam Media Resource by

    In Christianity, the Bible is the only infallible rule for faith and life, but what are the defining authorities for the Islamic faith? In this lecture, Dr. Anderson explores the various secondary authorities within Islam that are subordinate to the Qur’an but critically important for shaping Muslim life and defining Islamic law. View Resource

  • The Basics of Islam Media Resource by

    We need to know the foundational beliefs and practices of a religion before we can understand and interact with it. So, what are the basic beliefs and practices of Islam? In this lesson, we will begin learning about the history of the religion, and Dr. Anderson will outline the five core beliefs as well as the five core practices of Islam, better known as the Five Pillars of Islam. View Resource

  • Christianity & Islam Media Resource by

    Galatians 4:6-7

    We can’t approach the study of Islam as completely detached observers. As Christians, we have a distinctly Christian perspective, and we can’t help but evaluate Islam from that perspective. In this lecture, Dr. Anderson analyzes the areas of agreement and disagreement between Islam and Christianity. View Resource

  • Contending for Christianity Media Resource by

    As Christians, we are called to give a reasoned defense of the faith. When it comes to defending the faith to Muslims, knowing how to interpret and challenge the claims of Islam will help equip us. In this lecture, Dr. Anderson explores the role of Christian apologetics in responding to Muslim objections to Christianity and in pointing out serious problems that ultimately work to discredit Islam. View Resource

  • Diversity in Islam Media Resource by

    There is at least as much diversity in Islam as there is in Christianity. With its different cultures and peoples and its distinct theological traditions, Islam is a radically diverse world. In this lecture, Dr. Anderson surveys the six major areas of diversity in the Islamic world today, from the well-known division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims to modern Islamic reform movements. View Resource

  • An Introduction to the Qur’an Media Resource by

    What do Muslims believe about the Qur’an? Is it a book like any other? Or something altogether different? In this lesson, Dr. Anderson answers questions like these by examining facts about the Qur’an, detailing its structure and content, and presenting traditional Islamic beliefs about the Qur’an so that we might understand Muslims’ reverence for it. View Resource

  • The Prophet Muhammad Media Resource by

    Who was Muhammad? How was he able to establish a new monotheistic religion? In this lesson, Dr. Anderson provides a biographical sketch of what most Muslims believe about the prophet Muhammad beginning with his birth and early life, all the way to his death and successors. View Resource

  • Sharing the Gospel with Muslims Media Resource by

    1 Corinthians 3:6

    Now that we are familiar with what Muslims believe, we must remember the primary purpose of this study. All of our study on Islam has been leading up to this: sharing the gospel with Muslims. After all, without the gospel of Jesus Christ, no Muslim can be saved. In this lecture, Dr. Anderson provides ten points of practical advice for effectively sharing the gospel with Muslims. View Resource

  • The Teachings of the Qur’an Media Resource by

    What does the Qur’an actually teach? In this lesson, Dr. Anderson overviews the major themes and teachings of the Qur’an by examining nine topics, some of which have surprising similarities to the Christian worldview, and some of which have deep differences. View Resource

  • Why Study Islam? Media Resource by

    Psalm 145:9

    Why should Christians spend time learning about another religion? After all, will learning about another religion actually help us grow as Christians? In this lesson, Dr. Anderson begins this series by providing a series of reasons why it is right, appropriate, and good for Christians to learn about Islam. View Resource

  • What’s Your Worldview? (Youth Seminar) Media Resource by

    Dr. James Anderson helps Christians identify, evaluate, and interact with non-Christian worldviews. View Resource