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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