Further Readings on Islam and Muslims

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Further Readings on Islam and Muslims

Cook, Michael, The Koran: A Very Short Introduction. (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2000)

Eaton, Gai, Islam and the Destiny of Man (Cambridge: The Islamic Texts Society 1998)

Esposito, John L., Islam: the Straight Path (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998)

Lings, Martin, Life of the Prophet Muhammad (Hemel Hempstead: Islamic Texts Society 1997)

Roald, Anne Sofie, Women in Islam, the Western Experience (London: Routledge 2001)

Waines, David, An Introduction to Islam (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2003)

Ahmed, Akbar (1999). Islam Today: A Short Introduction to the Muslim World (2nd ed.). I. B. Tauris

Firestone, Reuven (1999). Jihad: The Origin of Holy War in Islam. Oxford University Press

Friedmann, Yohanan (2003). Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in the Muslim Tradition. Cambridge University Press

 Lewis, Bernard (2001). Islam in History: Ideas, People, and Events in the Middle East (2nd ed.). Open Court

Lewis, Bernard (2003). What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East, Harper Perennial

Turner, Colin (2006). Islam: the Basics. Routledge (UK)

Tabatabae, Sayyid Mohammad Hosayn; Seyyed Hossein Nasr (translator) (1979). Shi'ite Islam. Suny press


Web resources

University of Georgia’s Dr. Alan Godlas: Islam and Islamic Studies Resources


Patheos Library


Project Gutenberg


University of Southern California