General works on Islam

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Islam: A Concise Introduction


A Concise Introduction

HarperCollins (2008)

The world's premier authority on religious traditions presents a concise and timely guide to the...

Islam: The Religion and the People


The Religion and the People


Praise for Bernard Lewis   "For newcomers to the subject[el]Bernard Lewis is the man." ...

Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom

Allah, Liberty and Love

The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom

Atria Books (2011)

In Allah, Liberty and Love, Irshad Manji paves a path for Muslims and non-Muslims to transcend the...

No god but God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam

Engaging, accessible, and thought-provoking, No god but God is a persuasive, elegantly written,...

Islam: A Very Short Introduction


A Very Short Introduction


This title contains insights into issues such as why Islam has such major divisions between...

What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, there has been an overwhelming demand for information...

Islam For Dummies
Wiley (2011)

Many non-Muslims have no idea that Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews, and that...

The Future of Islam

John L. Esposito is one of America's leading authorities on Islam. In this brilliant portrait of...

Islam: Its History, Teaching, and Practices


Its History, Teaching, and Practices


This compact introduction to Islam describes the essential aspects of Islam as a...

Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law

A penetrating analysis of the relationship between authority, continuity and change in Islamic law.