|About the Authors|
Canon Patrick Sookhdeo, Ph.D. D.D.
Patrick is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity, which conducts research into Islamic movements and trends in contemporary Islam, especially radical Islam and terrorism.
International Director of the Barnabas Fund, a relief and development agency channeling practical help and support to Christian minorities.
Rosemary was born and raised in New Zealand where she qualified as a pharmacist. She came to Britain and took the position as Deputy Chief Pharmacist at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Later she studied theology at London Bible College (renamed the London School of Theology) from 1967-1969 followed by post-graduate theological studies at Westminster College in Oxford.
Rosemary was involved in pastoral/church planting ministry in the East End of London for 23 years, and was a member of the leadership team. With a staff of up to forty, Rosemary was responsible for training and coordinating the church planting and Muslim ministry and leading the outreach missions.
Lecturer at the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity in Muslim women’s issues, evangelism to Muslims, spiritual warfare amongst other subjects. She has been involved in lecture tours and meetings in churches throughout New Zealand and Australia, Malaysia. Bahamas, and other countries.
She has written two books, Secrets Behind the Burka and Why Christian Women Convert to Islam, and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Servants Fellowship International, a Christian charity, and an Executive Director of the Barnabas Fund.
Robert Reilly is a senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and a member of the board of the Westminster Institute and of the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Yusufu is a Professor of Theology and Social Ethics at the Jos ECWA Theological Seminary (JETS) and Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Church and Society (CRCS). He holds a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from Boston University, and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Yale Divinity School. He was the General Secretary of the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA), is a former National Vice-President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and worked with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) and the International Bible Society (IBS) in Nigeria and Kenya.