By Ron Geaves

This new advent goals to give Islam throughout the lens of latest matters. educated through study taken from lived faith, each one bankruptcy seems to be at Islam in a latest context, and explores concerns suitable to the faith at the present time.

After an preliminary bankruptcy supplying an outline of the Islamic religion, its background and simple theological tenets, Ron Geaves strikes via key modern issues: Islam and variety, ethics and morality, gender, fundamentalism, and the connection among Islam and the West. Concluding with a last part taking a look at the long run for Islam, its relevance nowa days, the longer term for the faith in query and what it may give a contribution to society by way of inter-religious discussion and concord among diverse groups.

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