Dr. Ida Glaser


New Routledge series on ‘Biblical Interpretation in Islamic Context’, co-edited with Shabbir Akhtar.

Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam: a hermeneutical adventure (London: Routledge, forthcoming).

Law, zeal and the cross:  thinking biblically about Islam (London: Langham Publishing, forthcoming).

‘Qur’anic challenges for the Bible reader’, in D. Carson (ed.), “But My Words Will Never Pass Away”: The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, forthcoming)


Thinking Biblically about Islam: Genesis, Transfiguration, Transformation (London: Langham, 2016)

Crusade sermons, Francis of Assisi and Martin Luther:  what does it mean to ‘take up the cross’ in the context of Islam? (Oxford: Church Mission Society: Crowther Centre Monograph. no. 14, 2010).

Trauma, migration and mission: biblical reflections from a traumatised Hebrew (Oxford: Church Mission Society: Crowther Centre Monograph, no. 2, 2008).

The Bible and Other Faiths: what does the Lord require of us? (Leicester: IVP, 2005).

Sharing the Salt:  making friends with Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs, I. Glaser and S. Raja (Milton Keynes: Scripture Union, 1999).

Book Contributions & Edited Works

‘Thinking Biblically about Islam’, in S. Bell and C. Chapman (eds.), Between Naivety and Hostility: Uncovering the best Christian responses to Islam in Britain, (Milton Keynes: Authentic Media, 2011), pp. 14-34.

‘Using the Bible in the Context of Islam’, in C.J.H.Wright and J. Lamb (eds.), Understanding and Using the Bible (London: SPCK, 2009).

‘Cross-reference Theology:  speaking, thinking and living the cross in the context of Islam’, in D.E Singh (ed.), Jesus and the Cross: reflections of Christians from Islamic contexts (Carlisle: Regnum, 2008).

‘Family and Faith’, in D.E. Singh and B.C. Farr (eds.), Christianity and Cultures: shaping Christian thinking in context (Carlisle: Regnum, 2008), pp. 218-32.

‘The dangerous triangle: people, land and power’ [‘De gevararlijke driehoek: de verhouding tussen mensen, land en macht’trans. by T. Yurumez-Kroon], in I. Glaser and T. Yurumez-Kroon (eds.), Nabijheid & distantie: Hoe moslims en christenen omgaan met macht, relaties en de positie van de vrouw (Amsterdam: Buijten & Schipperheijn Motief, 2004).

‘Cross-reference theology’, in Fanning the Flame: Bible, Cross and Mission, P. Gardner, C. Wright and C. Green (eds.), (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003).

‘The concept of relationship as a key to the comparative understanding of Christianity and Islam’, in Trueman, C.R., Gray, T.J. and Blomberg, C.L. (eds), Solid Ground – 25 years of evangelical theology (Leicester: IVP, 2000).

‘Teaching the Old Testament in the context of Islam’, in R.S.Hess and G.J.Wenham (eds.), Making the Old Testament Live (Grand Rapids: Eerdmanns, 1998), pp. 131-43.

‘The Suffering God’, in S.J. Sutcliffe,  Aisha, My Sister: Christian Encounters with Muslim Women in Britain (Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press, 1997), pp. 246-57.

‘Scripture and mission in an inner city area in the UK’, in John Stott (ed.), The Anglican Communion and Scripture (Carlisle: Regnum, 1996), pp161-70.

Partners or Prisoners? Christians thinking about women and Islam, I. Glaser and N. John (eds.) (Carlisle, Paternoster, 1998).

Academic & Reference Articles

‘Reading Genesis in the context of Islam: windows on the texts’, in Stuttgarter Theologische Themen, Vol. 5 (2010), pp7-60. [with German translation]

‘Get Wisdom, Get Understanding: How Study Contributes to Muslim-Christian Engagement’, in Anvil, Vol. 23, No. 2 (2006), pp.113-23.

‘We sat down and wept: Biblical resources for conflict situations’, in The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Issue 382 (2005), pp. 641-52.

‘Building Respect, Seeking Truth: Towards a Model for Muslim-Christian Studies’, with Anderson, G.M, Christian Scholar’s Review, Vol. 34, No. 4 (2005), pp. 411-24.

‘Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam’, Union Biblical Seminary Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2005), pp. 82-101.

‘Family and Faith’, with D.Z. Niringiye, Transformation, Vol. 19, No. 1 (2002), pp. 23-33.

‘Roles and Relationships: women and men in Islam and Christianity’, TCNN Research Bulletin, No. 37 (2002), pp. 36-47.

‘Millennial Reverie:  Muslims in Britain’, Anvil, Vol. 17, No. 3 (2000), pp. 179-90.

‘Theological Questions:  an agenda for study’, Transformation, Vol. 17, No. 1 (2000), pp. 44-48.

‘Faith and Society in the UK’, Transformation, Vol. 17, No. 1 (2000), pp. 26-9.

‘Roles and relationships:  reflections on the khalifah and the image of God’, Transformation, Vol. 15, No. 1 (1997), pp. 18-23.

‘Qur’anic challenges for Genesis’, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Vol. 75 (1997), pp. 3-19.

‘Authority, identity and the establishment of the people of God:  understanding the political challenge of Islam’, Journal of the Jamaica Theological Seminary and Caribbean Graduate School of Theology, Vol. 2 (1997), pp. 77-91.

Other Works

Numerous other articles on Islam and inter-faith relations for magazines and newspapers.