Discover God s Heart for Muslims: Investigate Islam through this positive and hopeful 640-page book. Encountering the World of Islam explores the Muslim world and God's plan for Muslims. Read from a collection of writings about the life of Muhammad, the history of Islamic civilization, Islamic beliefs, Muslims today, and the everyday lives of Muslims from Morocco to Indonesia. Gain insight from 80 different practitioners into diverse Muslim cultures and worldviews as well as Christian outreach toward Muslims, our response to Islam, and prayer for the Muslim world. This book is used as the textbook for the Encountering the World of Islam course. See encounteringislam.org for more information on the book, course, and companion website. - Revised, updated, and expanded for 2014. 640 pages. - Fifty-seven new articles, highlights, maps, and tables. - Fully indexed and cross-referenced. - Over 100 additional pages of free online articles at the companion website, encounteringislam.org - Electronic editions for Kindle, iBook, and other formats available Fall 2014."