n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Islamic and Christian mission : a Muslim perspective

Volume 34, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



The author was asked to speak to Christian missiologists on how Muslims view their own efforts of inviting to Islam () and how they view Christian mission. He mainly focuses on ,which is an integral part of Islam. Muslims have the following assumptions about Islam that inform their view of : (1)The world would be a better place if everyone were Muslim; (2) Islamis the natural religion of all humankind and (3) the world is hungry for Islam. These assumptions are based on the prior assumption that there is a stable Muslim self. However, despite the imperative in Qur'?n and Hadith, really does not occupy a significant place in Islamic thought historically. The emergence of texts on is a phenomenon of the twentieth century.the author sees as part of post-colonial contestation for Muslim territories and, certainly on the African continent, as part of the scramble for Africa.

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