In this book, the fruit of over half a century of reflection, Norman Anderson explains distinctive aspects of modern Islam : its theology, sacred law, fundamentalism and mysticism.
These are placed alongside the essence of Christian theology : the incarnation and atonement of Christ. Particularly, the author illuminates the astonishing power of Islam in the world today as it struggles to confront the conflicting currents of modern culture.
The author is a Christian and distinguished Islamic scholar. His book aims to assist in a mutual understanding of the roots of Islam and Christianity, providing a welcome basis for relevant and rewarding dialogue.