An introduction to the development of Islamic religious thought and practice. It will survey the major dogmas and rituals that shape the Islamic faith. Particular attention will be paid to the mission and theological significance of Muhammad, scripture and revelation in Islam; major Islamic groups, Islamic law and Islamic teaching on Christians and Christianity. The course will equip students to theologically and biblically engage with Islam and relate to Muslims in a post 9/11 world context. Counts for world religions distribution requirement.