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General Books on Islam

The Vision of Islam
Sachiko Murata & William Chittick (2006)

The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity
Seyyed Hossein Nasr (2004)

Islam
Fazlur Rahman (1979).

Islam and the Destiny of Man
Charles Le Gai Eaton (1994)

Books on the Qur’an

The Qur’an: A new translation
M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (2004)

Major Themes of the Qur’an
Fazlur Rahman (2009)

The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life
Ingrid Mattson (2013)

Qur’an and Woman: Re-Reading the Sacred Text from a Woman’s Perspective
Amina Wadud (1999)

The Holy Qur’an for Kids – Juz ‘Amma: A Textbook for School Children with English and Arabic Text
Yahiya Emerick (2011)

Books on the History of Islam

The Rise of Colleges: Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West
George Makdisi (1981)

The Rise of Humanism in Classical Islam and the Christian West
George Makdisi (1989)

The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History, 3 Vols.
Ibn Khaldun (Franz Rosenthal, trans.) (1969)

The Legacy of Muslim Spain, 2 Vols.
Salma Khadra Jayyusi (1994)

Books on Hadith

Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Foundations of Islam Series)
Jonathan A. C. Brown (2009)

Hadith Literature: Its Origin, Development & Special Features
Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi (1993)

An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadith
Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi (Ezzedin Ibrahim, transl.) (1997)

 

Books on Contemporary Issues, Muslims, Modernity & the West

The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam from the Extremists
Khaled Abou El Fadl (2007)

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam
Tariq Ramadan (2005)

To Be a European Muslim
Tariq Ramadan (1999)

Islam and Modernity: Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition
Fazlur Rahman (1984)

Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads, and Modernity
Tariq Ali (2002)

A Young Muslim’s Guide to the Modern World
Seyyed Hossein Nasr (2013)

Books on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Muhammad: his life based on the earliest sources
Martin Lings (1983)

The Messenger: The Meanings of the Life of Muhammad
Tariq Ramadan (2008)

In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad
Tariq Ramadan (2009)

Muhammad the Perfect Man
Sayyid Muhammad Ibn Alawi Al-Maliki Al-Hasani (Mostafa Badawi, transl.) (2013)

Marvelous Stories from the Life of Muhammad (Muslim children’s library)
Mardijah Aldrich Tarantino & Khurram Murad (1998)

Books on Theology and Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology
Timothy Winter (2008)

God and Logic in Islam: The Caliphate of Reason
John Walbridge (2013)

On Faith in Divine Unity and Trust in Divine Providence
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (David B. Burrell, trans.) (2001)

Ethical Theories in Islam
Majid Fahkry (1991)

A History of Islamic Philosophy
Majid Fakhry (1983)

A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism
Majid Fakhry (1997)

The Kalam Cosmological Argument
William L. Craig (1979)

Miscellaneous Books

Excellence and Precedence: Medieval Islamic Discourse on Legitimate Leadership
Asma Afsaruddin (2002)

The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam
Fatima Mernissi (1992)

Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society
Fatima Mernissi (1987)

Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East
Lila Abu-Lughod (1998)

Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Norman G. Finkelstein (1995)

The Search for Beauty in Islam: A Conference of the Books
Khaled Abou El Fadl (2001)

 

 

Books on Sufism

The Book of Assistance
Abdallah Ibn Alawi al-Haddad (Mostafa al-Badawi, transl.) (2003)

The Lives of Man: Guide to the Human States – Before Life, in the World, and After Death
Abdallah Ibn Alawi al-Haddad (Mostafa al-Badawi, transl.) (2003)

Reclaim Your Heart
Yasmin Mogahed (2012)

Al-Ghazali on Invocations and Supplications: Book IX of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Kojiro Nakamura, trans.) (1990)

Al-Ghazali on the Manners Relating to Eating: Book XI of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Denys Johnson-Davies, trans.) (2000)

Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul & on Breaking the Two Desires: Books XII and XIII of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (T. J. Winter, transl.) (1995)

Al-Ghazali on Patience and Thankfulness: Book XXXIII of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Henry T. Littlejohn, trans.) (2011)

Al-Ghazali on Poverty and Abstinence: Book XXXIV of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Asaad F. Shaker, trans.) (2002)

Al-Ghazali on Intention, Sincerity and Truthfulness: Book XXXVII of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Asaad F. Shaker, trans.) (2014)

Al-Ghazali on the Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife: Book XL of the Revival of the Religious Sciences
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (T.J. Winter, trans.) (1989)

Books on Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh & Usul al-fiqh)

Speaking in God’s Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women
Khaled Abou El Fadl (2001)

Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law
Khaled Abou El Fadl (2002)

Shari’ah Law: An Introduction (The Foundations of Islam)
Mohammad Hashim Kamali (2008)

The Distinguished Jurist’s Primer, Vol. I.
Ibn Rushd (Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee, trans.) (2000)

The Distinguished Jurist’s Primer, Vol. II.
Ibn Rushd (Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee, trans.) (2000)

The Economy of Certainty: An Introduction to the Typology of Islamic Legal Theory (Resources in Arabic and islamic Studies)
Aron Zysow (2013)

Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
Mohammad Hashim Kamali (2000)

The search for God’s law : Islamic jurisprudence in the writings of Sayf al-Din al-Amidi
Bernard G. Weiss