Reading List
Recommended Readings | Required Readings
Recommended Readings
1) Ahmad, Leila Women and Gender in Islam
2) Arberry, A. J. The Koran Interpreted, McMillan
3) Ayoub, Mahmoud The Qur’an and its Interpreters, 2 vols. Albany
4) Carter, Jimmy Palestine: Peace not Apartheid, Simon & Schuster
5) Chittick, William and Murata, Sachiko The Vision of Islam, Paragon
6) Chittick, William The Sufi Path of Love, Albany
7) Chittick, William The Sufi Path of Knowledge, Albany
8) Coulson, Noel J. A History of Islamic Law, Edinburgh
9) Cragg, Kenneth The Call of the Minaret, Oxford
10) Cragg, Kenneth The Event of the Qur’an: Islam in its Scripture, London
11) Enayat, Hamid Modern Islamic Political Thought, Texas
12) Fundamentalisms Observed, Vol. I, Chicago (There are four other volumes in this series.)
13) Goldziher, Ignaz Muslim Studies, 2 vols. Albany, NY
14) Hodgson, M. G. S. Venture of Islam, 3 vols. Chicago
15) Hourani, Albert Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, Cambridge
16) Ibn Ishaq, The Life of Muhammad, trans. By A. Guillaume, Oxford
17) al-Khu'l, Abu al-Qasim The Prolegomena to the Qur’an, trans. A. Sachedina, K Oxford
18) Mernissi, Fatima Beyond the Veil
19) Morgan, Kenneth ed., Islam, the Straight Path: Islam Interpreted by Muslims, NY, Ronald Press
20) Mottahedeh, Roy The Mantle of the Prophet, Simon and Schuster
21) Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa Islam and World Peace: Explanations of a Sufi
22) Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa The Wisdom of Man
23) Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa The Resonance of Allah
24) Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa Four Steps to Pure Iman
25) Murata, Sachiko The Tao of Islam, Albany
26) Rahman, Fazlur Major Themes of the Qur’an, Chicago
27) Rahman, Fazlur Prophecy in Islam, Chicago
28) Sachedina, Abdulaziz The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism, Oxford
29) Sachedina, Abdulaziz The Just Ruler in Shi`ite Islam, Oxford
30) Sachedina, Abdulaziz Islamic Messianism, Albany
31) Salbi, Zainab Between Two Worlds: Between Two Worlds: Escape From Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam, Gotham
32) Schacht, Joseph An Introduction to Islamic Law, Oxford
33) Schimmel, Annemarie The Mystical Dimension of Islam, Chapel Hill
34) Soroush, Abdolkarim Reason, Freedom, and Democracy in Islam, Oxford
35) Watt, W. Montgomery Muhammad at Mecca, Oxford
36) Watt, W. Montgomery Muhammad at Medina, Oxford
37) Watt, W. Montgomery Free Will and Predestination in Early Islam, Luzac, London
38) Watt, W. Montgomery The Faith and Practice of al-Ghazali, London
39) Wensinck, A.J. The Muslim Creed, Cambridge
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