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… Short Guide to Understanding Islam
In October 2007, an Open Letter (www.acommonword.com) was sent, signed by 138 Muslim religious leaders, to a range of Christian leaders inviting them to come to work together to build peace between Christians and Muslims on the basis of a verse of
This article was written by Chris Hewer for a presentation volume dedicated to Prof. Dr Christian Troll SJ to mark his seventieth birthday (Im Dienst der Versöhnung: Für einen authentischen Dialog zwischen Christen und Muslimen, (ed.) Peter Hünseler, Regensburg: Verlag Friedrich Pustet, 2008). Prof. Troll
For much of the last dozen years, I have been running courses, writing and talking to people to help them to understand Islam and Christian-Muslim relations. For six years in Birmingham (1999-2005), when I was the Adviser on Inter-Faith Relations to the
In 2007 Chris Hewer was invited to give a paper to the Catholic Theological Association at its annual meeting in Leuven, Belgium, on theological issues in Christian-Muslim dialogue, which was subsequently published in New Blackfriars, vol. 89, no. 1021, May 2008. Click
The Church of Ireland held a national in-service training day in Dublin in 2006 at which Chris Hewer spoke and later contributed the following paper to the Church of Ireland Journal, June 2006. It serves as a useful first introduction to Islam.