July 1, 2015
A new online course for
This newsletter is brought to you by
The Christian Institute of Islamic Studies
A new online course for homeschoolers.
We can no longer afford to remain ignorant about Islam. Nor
can we claim to be well-educated citizens if we know little
or nothing about the world's second-largest, and
This 16-week, three-hours per week course includes
everything you need to know about Islam, including the
history and development of Islam, the five pillars of Islam,
beliefs and practices of Muslims, Muhammad, the Qur'an, the hadith, sharia law, sects and movements within Islam, and
practical instruction on evangelism and ministry to
My name is Mark Pfeiffer. I am an evangelical
Christian lawyer with a Master's degree in Islamic Studies.
I have lived and worked in the Middle East, and traveled
extensively throughout the region, including various parts
of Iran. I teach Islamic Studies courses at Christian
colleges and universities, including Houston Baptist
University, Dallas Christian College, and several others. I
The Christian Institute of
Islamic Studies . The mission of TCIIS is
to educate and equip the church to effectively minister the
gospel to Muslims.
I am making my online course "Understanding Islam" available
to homeschoolers through my
This course is geared towards juniors and seniors in
high school, as the course is virtually the same one I teach
at the university level. I'll be making more courses
available in the near future.
*For a limited time, tuition is discounted 50%
*Dual credit (not yet available but in progress)
Cost of this 16-week, three-hours per week course is only
$299 (for a limited time, tuition discounted to $149.50!).
For more information, please visit the website of The
Christian Institute of Islamic Studies, www.tciis.org and
click on "Courses."
I hope this will be of interest to you and your teenagers.
If you have questions, please write me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"First of all, let me say what a
pleasure it has been to take your class this semester. My
greatest disappointment is that you are not here with us to
lead class in person. . . . I, however, have been living out
what you have taught us each week with fervor! . . . Your
lectures are resonating so deep within my spirit."
Houston Baptist University student, fall 2014