Ahmed Hoosen Deedat (1918-2005CE) founded the Islamic Propagation Centre International (IPCI). He developed the Comparative Religions Approach, using the Bible to attack Christianity in order to ‘demonstrate the truth of Islam’. His approach can be described as “Apologetics through Polemics”.Read More
Put together by the CMCS Academic Team, these lists are designed to suggest a few balanced and stimulating works for any individual interested in reading more about specific areas and figures in Islam, Christianity and the Muslim-Christian interface.
Although well-known for his love and care for creation, his life of simplicity and the Catholic order that now bears his name; Francis also has much to offer Muslim-Christian relations in his less well-known encounter with the Sultan of Egypt.Read More
This document was translated into English from an Italian manuscript and published in 1907. It was also translated into Arabic very soon after its appearance in English, a project driven by Rashid Rida [pictured above]. This led to its being widely circulated, and becoming a point of contention between some Muslims and Christians as to whether it was a more authentic gospel than the canonical gospels found in the New Testament…Read More
The nature of the subject dictates that this bibliography is dominated by books about relations between Muslim Egyptians and Copts in Egypt, and French Catholics and Muslim Algerians in Algeria, as these are the only countries in North Africa where in modern times large numbers of Muslims and Christians have coexisted in the same territory. The only other places in this region are Spain and Sicily in the Middle Ages.Read More