This course exposes to the students some issues discussed in interfaith dialogue and engagement, be it classical or modern, utilized either in the west or in the Islamic world. Among the issues discussed are historical principles for the development of interfaith dialogue and engagement; methodologies in inter-religious dialogue and engagement; contemporary challenges and opportunities in relation to inter-religious dialogue and engagement.


  1. Muhammad Shafiq & Mohammed Abu-Nimer.(2007). Interfaith Dialogue: A Guide for Muslims. IIIT: Herndon.
  2. Kamar Oniah Kamaruzaman. (2010). Religion and Pluralistic Co-Existence: The Muhibbah Perspective. International Islamic University Malaysia: IIUM Press.
  3. Jane I. Smith. (2007). Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue. New York: Oxford University Press.
  4. David R. Smock (2007), Interfaith Dialogue and Peace-building. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace.
  5. Ramli Awang. (2008). Dialog Antara Agama dari Perspektif al-Quran.Skudai: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.