The Catholic Bishops of Germany have a national information, resource and training centre for dialogue with Islam and Muslims, called CIBEDO, in Frankfurt. I was invited to lead a seminar there in October 2014 to explore “The training of Christian workers for dialogue with Islam.” The paper was presented in German and will be published by CIBEDO in their quarterly. The English original can be downloaded by clicking on the link.
The Understanding Islam course, which comprises forty-six parts, each made up of a 30-minute video talk and an accompanying article, is now complete and uploaded to this website for use freely throughout the world. It is divided into four series and can be accessed by clicking on the “UI Course” button. The accompanying articles have been compiled into four collections, each called by the name of the appropriate series, which can be downloaded by clicking on the “Written Resources” button and then “Books.”
Islam verstehen, wie er sich selbst versteht (Islam verstehen)
Der deutsche Text von “Short Guide to Understanding Islam”
An invitation was given to write a piece of theological reflection from a Christian perspective on my experience of Christian-Muslim dialogue but the sting was in the tail… in only 750 words! This led to several attempts and, rather than delete them, I compiled them together without any particular sequential theme running through them other than the topic. This compilation can be downloaded from Written Resources – Articles.
In January 2014, a journalist from The Gambia, Sainey Darboe, posed a series of questions to which I wrote responses. These were published in an online journal in The Gambia and are repeated here for a wider audience. These responses can be downloaded from Written Resources – Articles.
A short, straight forward and basic introduction to Islam as Muslims understand it! Download this by clicking the link below or from the “Written Resources – Books” page of this website and share it widely…
The first series of Understanding Islam TV programmes, called The Big Picture, is available on You Tube by following the links on the “UI course” button on this website, then the “Big Picture” page. All twelve articles for this series have been compiled together and are available by clicking on the “Written Resources” button and then the “Books” page. To view this compilation, you can also click on the link below: