Catholics should understand that Islam today poses a challenge to the Church that is perhaps the most serious threat it has ever faced. A galvanized, confident, rapidly expanding Islamic world confronts an exhausted, indecisive, rapidly declining secular West.
Catholics have a duty to meet the challenge of Islam. We need to know our own faith well so we can show our Muslim brothers that the Catholic Church, not Islam, is the true fulfillment of Abraham's prophetic line.
Beginning Apologetics 9 examines Islam's major beliefs, and shows how to charitably refute them using Christian teaching - the Scriptures, history, and, of course, common sense.