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Summer Institute of Islamic Studies: Engaging Islam: An Introduction-2023


Welcome to MCC 545 Engaging Islam: An Introduction, a course taught by Dr. Sobhi Malek. This is an introductory course, which provides "an overview of the historical beginnings and development of Islam with emphasis on both creed and practice. Special attention is given to Christian witness to Muslims and the planting of the Church among them."

On this page you will find the required and recommended books for the course, which are available in the EU Libraries. Consult the syllabus for the full list of course readings. The books, which are not available in the EU Libraries, can be found on the and requested via an Interlibrary Loan service (ILL). If you prefer to purchase the books, check the list of online bookshops compiled by a librarianwhere you can find the best bargain, which in most cases will be cheaper than Amazon. This course page also provides links to OPEN ACCESS (free online) resources (ebooks, articles, media, and more).

Open Access Resources

Articles / eBooks / Dissertations from EUL Databases

Required Books

Recommended Books & Articles