Learn more about Islam and prepare for Christian-Muslim relationships by reading these recommended books. Disclaimer: This list of recommended books represents different perspectives regarding Christian-Muslim relations, interfaith work and Islamophobia. For the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s official stance on Christian-Muslim relations, please see the related PC(USA) policy statements and guidelines approved by the General Assembly.
Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document provides information about potential interfaith small group activities to encourage and facilitate understanding, friendship, peace and reconciliation.
This is a draft of materials prepared for the interreligious events section of the forthcoming edition of the Book of Common Worship (WJKP, 2018). The suggestions are offered to assist in planning an interreligious or community gathering in a time of conflict or crisis. These ideas might also be adapted for ecumenical services.
Interfaith celebrations should be planned by representatives from each participating faith. For that reason, this resource offers guidelines for liturgical planning with suggested liturgical resources Presbyterians may use to represent the Reformed Christian tradition.
The practice of prayer for persons of other faiths in the context of Christian worship is appropriate on any Lord’s Day, particularly at the time of an important day or season for another religious community. Such intercessions may lead to greater interfaith understanding and cooperation. Use the suggestions within this document as a model for… Read more »
Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document offers insight on how Muslims understand Christianity and Christians. It also provides interfaith guidelines for dialogue. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.
Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document explains there are cultural and theological variations among Muslim populations. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.
Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document explains the basic tenets of Islam, including God (Allah), Angels and the Five Pillars of Practice. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.
If you’ve come upon this toolkit, you (or your congregation) are probably on a journey of learning. Our prayer for you is that you will find stories of inspiration and practical resources that will help you along the journey. May your path lead you to learn more about Islam, go deeper in your Christian faith… Read more »
“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” — Psalm 23:1