Last year, an Eastern Mennonite Missions team that works in Christian-Muslim relations was invited to have the only booth representing a Jesus-following witness at America's largest yearly gathering of Muslims.

This year, EMM's Christian/Muslim Relations Team was invited back to the Islamic Society of North America's annual convention, with a special request.

Sayyid Syeed, who recently retired as national director of the society's Office of Interfaith and Community Alliances, suggested the team return with 3,000 to 4,000 free copies of A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue, a book co-authored in 1980 by team founder David W. Shenk and his Muslim colleague Badru D. Kateregga.

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