Further Reading

Books on Islam recommended by our readers and our staff

 

Readers picks marked **

Beliefs and Principles



Reading the Muslim Mind

by Hassan Hathout



The Road to Mecca

by Muhammad Asad



The Straight Path

by John L. Esposito



What Everyone Should Know About Islam and Muslims

by Suzanne Haneef



Ideals and Realities of Islam

by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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Islam in Focus

by Hammudah Abdalati

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Islam and the Destiny of Man

by Gai Eaton


History



Islam: A Short History

by Karen Armstrong



The Oxford History of Islam

by John Esposito


The Prophet



Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources

by Martin Lings



Muhammad

by Karen Armstrong

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The Life of Muhammad

by Muhammad Husayn Haykal

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Muhammad, Seal of the Prophets

by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan


Islam in the West



The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?

by John L. Esposito



Islam in America

by Jane Smith



The Hadj: An American's Pilgrimage to Mecca

by Michael Wolfe



Daughters of Another Path

by Carol L. Anway

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Struggling to Surrender

by Jeffery B. Lang


Women and Islam



Women and Gender in Islam : Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

by Leila Ahmed



The Veil and the Male Elite

by Fatima Mernissi


The Qur'an



The Qur'an: A Modern English Version

Majid Fakhry, translator



An English Interpretation: The Qur'an with Full Arabic Text

A. Yusuf Ali, translator



The Message of the Qur'an

by Muhammad Asad




Major Themes of the Qur'an

by Fazlur Rahman


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