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Reading list on Islam


Quran
*3 Q3 The Message of the Quran*
by Muhammad Asad
Publisher: Dar al Andelus, Jibralter
http://www.geocities.com/masad02/
Quran
4 Q4 The Meaning of the Holy Quran
by Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Publisher: Amana Publications
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/quran/threetran.htm (partial)
Quran
5 Q5 Ulum Al Quran: An Introduction to the Sciences of the Quran
by Ahmed Von Denffer
Publisher: Islamic Foundation
http://islamworld.net/docs/UUQ/index.html
Quran
6 Q6 The Way to the Quran
by Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, Pakistan
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/KM_W2Q/index.htm
Quran
7 Q7 The Amazing Quran
by Dr. Gary Miller
http://www.ymsite.com/books/amazing_quran.htm
Quran
8 Su1 Sahih Al-Bukhari (9 volumes)
Translated and Commented by: M. Muhsin Khan
Publisher: Dar AHYA Us-Sunnah Al-Nabawiya. ISBN-13: 978-1881963592
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/fundamentals/hadithsunnah/bukhari/
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/hadeeth/bukhari/index.htm
Sunnah
*9 Su2 Sahih Al-Muslim* (8 volumes)
Translated and Commented by: Abdul-Hamid Siddiqui
http://www.iiu.edu.my/deed/hadith/muslim/index.html
Sunnah
10 Su3 Muatta Imam Malik
by Imam Malik
Translators: `A'isha `Abdarahman at-Tarjumana and Ya`qub Johnson
Sunnah
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/hadeeth/malik/index.htm
11 Su4 Abu Dawud (3 volumes)
Commentary by Prof. Ahmed Hasan
Publisher: Kitab Bhavan, India. ISBN-13: 978-8171511136
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/fundamentals/hadithsunnah/abudawud/
Sunnah
12 Su5 Riyadh-us-Saleheen (2 vol. Set)
by Imram An-Nawawi
Translated by S. Madni Abbasi
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/hadeeth/riyad/default.htm
Sunnah
13 Su6 Hadith and Sunnah Ideals and Realities
Compiled by: P. K. Koya (14 essays by 11 authors)
Publisher: Islamic Book Trust, Kuala Lumpur
Sunnah
14 Su7 Hadith Literature Its Origin, Development & Special Features
by Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi ISBN-13: 978-0946621385
Publisher: The Islamic Text Society
Sunnah
15 Su8 Studies in Hadith Methodology and Literature

by M. Mustafa Azami ISBN-13: 978-0892590117


Publisher: American Trust Publications
Sunnah
16 Su9 Fountain of The Sunnah
by Imaam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal
Publisher: Salafi Publications
Sunnah
17 Su10 Approaching the Sunnah: Comprehension and Controversy (Arabic: Kafya Nataamal maa alSunnah)
by Yusuf al-Qaradawi ISBN: 9781565644182
Publisher: International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), London Office.
Sunnah
18 Si1 The life of Mohammed
by Muhammad Husayn Haykal
Publisher: American Trust Publications
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/MH_LM/default.htm
Sirah
19 Si2 Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum (The sealed Nectar)
by Safi-ur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri
Publisher: Dar-us-Salam Publications, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/SM_tsn/index.htm
Sirah
20 Si3 Sirat-un-Nabi (The Life of the Prophet) (pbuh) (Set of 7 books)
by Allama Shibli Naumani
Publisher: Islamic Book Service, New Delhi; Darul Ishaat
Sirah
*21 Si4 Muhammad: Man and Prophet
by Adil M. Salahi
Publisher: The Islamic Foundation, UK
Sirah
*22 Si5 Madinan Society at the Time of the Prophet (2 volumes)
by Akram Diya al Umari
Publisher: Int. Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), USA
Sirah
23 Si6 Image of the Prophet Muhammad in the West: a Study of Muir, Margoliouth and
Watt
by Jabal Muhammad Buaben ISBN: 0860372618
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK
Sirah
24 Si7 Finality of Prophethood
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: Islamic Publications ASIN: B0007C9NTK
Sirah
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/M_fop/index.htm
*25 Si8 Companion of the Prophet [PBUH] (an excellent collection) including four Caliphs
(Khaliphas) and other Sahabis of the Prophet Muhammad (SAAS)
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Articles/companion/default.htm
Sirah of
Sahabis
*26 Bi3 Road to Mecca (Meccar Pothe in Bangla)
by Mohammad Asad
Publisher: Islamic Book Trust ISBN: 9789839154122; Fons Vitae ISBN 1-887752-37-4
http://www.jannah.org/articles/asad.html (partial)
Biography
27 Bi4 Return of the Pharaoh Memoir in the Nasirs Prison
by Zainab al-Ghazali
Publisher: The Islamic Foundation, UK
Biography
*28 IB1 Al Tawheed: Its Implications for Thought and Life
by Ismail Raji al Faruqi ISBN-10: 0912463619

Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House & IIIT, USA


Islamic
Belief
29 IB2 The Fundamentals of Tawheed
by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House (IIPH)
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/fundamentals/tawheed/abutaw/abutaw_1.html
Islamic
Belief
30 IB3 Towards understanding Islam
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
http://www.islambasics.com/index.php?act=download&BID=56
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/M_tui/
Islamic
Belief
31 IB4 Let us be Muslim
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: The Islamic Foundation, UK
http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_library/books/let_us_be_muslims/index.htm
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/M_foi/
Islamic
Belief
32 DT1 In the Early Hours: Reflections on Spiritual and Self Development
by Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
http://www.scar.utoronto.ca/~msa/text/
Dawah &
Training
33 DT2 Towards a Sound Awakening (Renovating Religion and Promoting Life)
by Yousuf al-Qaradawi
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/Q_awake/index.htm
Dawah &
Training
34 DT3 Witness unto Mankind
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/M_witness/index.htm
Dawah &
Training
*35 DT4 Training Guide for Islamic Workers
by Hisham Altalib
Publisher: IIFSO & IIIT http://www.noorart.com/s.nl/it.A/id.1011/.f (contents)
Dawah
and
Training
36 DT5 The Challenge of Islam
by Ed. Altaf Gauhar
Publisher: International Specialized Book Services
http://www.answering-islam.org/Nehls/tt1/content.html
Dawah
and
Training
37 DT6 Milestones
by Sayyid Qutb
Publisher: Dal Al-Ilm, Damascus
Dawah
and
Training
http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_library/books/milestones/hold/index_2.asp

http://www.globusz.com/ebooks/Milestone/index.htm
*38 DT7 Islamic Teaching Course (3 volumes)
Lecture Series by Jamal Badawi
For Audio Tapes: Islamic Information Foundation (IIF), Halifax, Canada
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/JB/IslamicTeachingCourse-3.html
Dawah &
Training
39 DT8 Dawah among Non-Muslims in the West
by Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/KM_Dawah/index.htm
Dawah &
Training
*40 WF1 The Family Structure in Islam
by Hammudah Abdul Ati
Publisher: American Trust Publications
Women
and
Family
41 WF2 Gender Equity in Islam
by Jamal A. Badawi
Publisher: WAMY Series
http://www.jannah.org/genderequity/
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/JB/genderequityinislam.html
Women
& Family
42 WF3 The status of Women in Islam
by Jamal A. Badawi
Publisher: Quarterly journal, Al-lttihad, MSA of USA & Canada
http://www.islamfortoday.com/womensrightsbadawi.htm
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/JB/statusofwomen.html
Woman
& Family
43 WF4 Quran and Women: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Womans Perspective
By Amina Wadud-Muhsin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN13: 9780195128369
Woman
& Family
*44 WF5 Women in Islam and Muslim Society
by Hasaan Abdalla Al Turabi
http://www.jannah.org/sisters/turabi.html
http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_library/books/women_in_islam_and_muslim_society/
Woman
& Family
45 WF6 The Women of Madina (Abridged translation of Volume Eight of Ibn Sa'd's Kitab'at-Tabaqat al-Kabir)
by Muhammad Ibn Sad, Translated by Aisha Bewley
Publisher: Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd. (http://www.taha.co.uk/index.php) ISBN: 1897940246
Woman
& Family
46 WF7 Meeting the Challenge of Parenting in the West (Awladona Akbadona in Arabic)
by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir
Publisher: Amana Publications
Women
& Family
*47 LJ1 The Lawful and Prohibited in Islam (Al-Halal Wal-Haram Fil-Islam in Arabic)
by Yusuf al Qaradawi
Publisher: American Trust Publications
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/Q_LP/
Law and
Jurisprud

ence
48 LJ2 Usul Al Fiqh
by Shah Abdul Hannan
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/SH_Usul/default.htm
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
*49 LJ3 Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
by Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Publisher: Islamic Texts Society, 5 Green Street, Cambridge, CB2 3JU, UK
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
50 LJ4 Shariah: The Way of Justice
by Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation , UK
Law &
Jurisprud
ence
http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_library/books/shariah_the_way_to_justice/
51 LJ5 Shariah: The Way to God
By Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation , UK
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/KM_shariah/index.htm
Law &
Jurisprud
ence
*52 LJ6 Fiqh-us-Sunnah
by Sayyid Sabiq
Publisher: American Trust Publication
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/law/fiqhussunnah/
http://www.iiu.edu.my/deed/lawbase/fiqh_us_sunnah/
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
53 LJ7 Issues in Contemporary Islamic Thought (Compiled from American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences)
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani
Publisher: IIIT http://store.talkislam.com/b8833.html (for contents)
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
54 LJ8 Ijtihad
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani
Publisher: IIIT
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
55 LJ9 Islamic Law and Constitution
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: Islamic Publications, Lahore, Pakistan
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
56 LJ10 Proceeding of the OIC Fiqh Academy
OIC Fiqh Academy, Jeddah
Source: Please inform us if you find the source
Law &
Jurisprud
ence
57 LJ11 Freedom of Expression in Islam

by Hashim Kamali
Publisher: Islamic Texts Society, UK http://www.onlineislamicstore.com/b2426.html (contents)
Law and
Jurisprud
ence
*58 Me1 Islamization of Knowledge: General Principles and Work Plan
Edited by Ismail Raji al Faruqi
Publisher: IIIT, USA
Methodol
ogy
59 Me2 Islamic Awakening between Rejection and Extremism
by Yusuf al Qaradawi
Publisher: IIIT
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/Q_RE/index.htm
Methodol
ogy
60 Me3 The Quran and the Sunnah: The Time-Space factor
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani & Imad al-Din Khalil
Publisher: IIIT
Methodol
ogy
61 Me4 Reconstruction of Religious Thoughts in Islam
by Muhammad Iqbal
Publisher: Islamic Book Trust, Kuala Lumpur
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/MI_RRTI/Default.htm
http://www.allamaiqbal.com/works/prose/english/reconstruction/index.htm
Islamic
Thought
and
Philosoph
y
62 Me5 The Ethics of Disagreement in Islam
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani
Publisher: IIIT
http://sunnah.org/fiqh/usul/ethics_of_disagreement_in_islam.htm
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/TA_edi/Default.htm
Methodol
ogy
63 Me6 Islamic Thoughts and Culture
Edited by Ismail Raji al-Faruqi
Publisher: IIIT
Islamic
Thought
64 Me7 Outline of a Cultural Strategy Methodol
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani
Publisher: IIIT
ogy
65 Me8 Islamization: Reforming Contemporary Knowledge
by AbdulHamid AbuSulayman
Publisher: IIIT
Methodol
ogy
66 Me9 Toward Global Cultural Renewal: Modernity and Episteme of Transcendence
by Mona M. Abdul-Fadl
Publisher: IIIT
Methodol
ogy
*67 CI1 Crisis in the Muslim Mind
by Dr. AbdulHamid A. AbuSulayman
Publisher: IIIT

Contemp
orary
Issue
*68 CI2 Struggle to Surrender
by Jeffery Lang
Publisher: Amana Publications
Contemp
orary
Issue
*69 CI3 Islam the Alternative
by Dr. Murad Hofmann
Publisher: Amana Publications
Contemp
orary
Issues
70 CS1 Dialogue Between Christians and Muslims (Part I, II, III)
by Ahmad Von Denffer
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK
Comparat
ive Study
*71 CS2 Islam and Other Faiths
by Ismail Raji al Faruqi
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK & IIIT
http://www.islamherald.com/html/interfaith/general/islam_and_other_religions.htm
http://teachislam.com/dmdocuments/Shaheed_Isma'il_Raji_al_Faruqi_Islam_and_Other_Religions.pdf
http://www.ismailfaruqi.com/reviews/review-of-islam-and-other-faiths-by-ismail-raji-alfaruqi/
(review)
Comparat
ive Study
72 CS3 Christian mission and Islamic Dawah
By Khurshid Ahmad and others
Comparat
ive Study
73 CS4 Islam between East and West
by Alija Ali Ijetbegovic
Publisher: American Trust Publications
http://www.angelfire.com/dc/mbooks/izetbegovicbook.html (part)
Comparat
ive Study
74 CS5 Islam, Christianity and African Identity
by Sulayman S. Nyang
Publisher: Amana Publications
Comparat
ive Study
75 SP1 The Rise and Decline of Muslims and Its Effect on Mankind
by Sayyed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
Publisher: UK Islamic Academy, Leicester
http://kitaabun.com/shopping3/product_info.php?products_id=1187
Social
Science &
Politics
76 SP2 Social Justice in Islam
by Sayyid Qutb
Publisher: Islamic Publications International
Social
Science &
Politics
77 SP3 The Principles of State and Government in Islam
by Mohammad Asad
Publisher: University of California Press; Islamic Book Trust ISBN-10: 9839154095

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=9429519 (use arrow to view the pages)


Social
Science &
Politics
78 SP4 Science and Civilization in Islam
by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Social
Science &
Publisher: Islamic Texts Society; New American Library, NY; Harvard University Press, Cambridge
http://www.amazon.com/Science-Civilization-Islam-Seyyed-Hossein/dp/1903682401 (info)
http://www.islamherald.com/html/explore/science/science_civilisation_in_islam.htm
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/med/nasr.html
Politics
79 SP5 Islam and Democracy
by John L. Esposito and John O. Voll
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
http://www.amazon.com/Islam-Democracy-John-L-Esposito/dp/0195108167 (info)
http://www.neh.gov/news/humanities/2001-11/islam.html (a bit)
Social
Science &
Politics
*80 SP6 Towards an Islamic Theory of International Relations: New Directions for
Methodology and Thought
by AbdulHamid A. AbuSulayman
Publisher: IIIT
http://store.talkislam.com/b5052.html (contents)
Social
Science &
Politics
81 SP7 A Short History of the Saracens
by Syed Amir Ali
Publisher: Islamic Book Service, Idara Islamiyat-e-Diniyat, India
Social
Science &
Politics
82 SP8 Terrorism and Islam
by Khurram Murad
Publisher: UK Islamic Mission, London
http://www.ukim.org/dawah/Islam_Terrorism_NEW.pdf
Social
Science &
Politics
*83 SP9 To be a European Muslim: A Study of Islamic Sources in the European Context
by Tariq Ramadan
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
Social
Science &
Politics
84 SP10 Even Angels Ask: A Journey to Islam in America
by Jeffrey Lang
Publisher: Amana Publications
Social
Science &
Politics
85 SP11 Losing My Religion: A Call for Help
by Jeffrey Lang
Publisher: Amana Publications
Methodol
ogy
*86 IE1 Islam and the Economic Challenge (Islamic Economic Series)

by M. Umer Chapra
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK and IIIT
Islamic
Economic
s
*87 IE2 The Future of Economics: An Islamic Perspective
by M. Umer Chapra
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
Islamic
Economic
s
*88 IE3 Essays in Islamic Economics
by M. Fahim Khan
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
Islamic
Economic
s
89 IE4 Towards a Just Monetary Systems
by M. Umer Chapra
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK
Islamic
Economic
s
90 IM1 Islamic Movement: Principles and Practices (11 Audio CD Album)
Edited by Khurram Murad
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, UK http://islamicbookstore.com/a4756.html (sample clips)
Islamic
Moveme
nts
91 IM2 Islamic Movement: Dynamics of Values, Power and Change
by Syed Abul Ala Maududi
Publisher: Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK
Islamic
Moveme
nts
92 IM3 Missing Dimensions in Contemporary Islamic Movements Islamic
by Taha Jabir al-Alwani
Publisher: IIIT, London Office, UK
Moveme
nt
*93 IM4 Priorities of the Islamic Movement in the Coming Phase
by Yusuf al Qaradawi
Publisher: IIIT
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/Q_Priorities/index.htm
Islamic
Moveme
nt
*94 IG1 Islam in Focus
by Hammudah Abd Al-Ati
Publisher: Amana Publications
http://www.tempemasjid.com/books/islaminfocus/index.html
http://www.sultan.org/books/islam-in-focus.pdf
Islam:
General
95 IB4 Islam The Misunderstood Religion
by Mohammad Qutb
Publisher: Islamic Book Service, India
http://www.islam4all.com/islamthe.htm
Islam:
General

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96 IS1 Scientific Indications in the Holy Quran


by Board of Researchers
Publisher: Islamic Foundation Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Islam &
Science
97 IS2 The Bible, The Quran and Science
by Dr. Maurice Bucaille
Publisher: Dar Al Maarif ISBN-10: 0935782494
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Books/MB_BQS/default.htm
Islam &
Science
98 MJ1 Impact International (Old Copies/Old Files)
News magazine
Magazine
99 MJ2 The Pioneer: Special issue on Gender Issue: An Islamic Approach
Publisher: The Pioneer, Dhaka, Bangladesh
http://www.witness-pioneer.org/VMagazine/The_Pioneer/v1i1/index.htm
Magazine
100 Islamic Declaration (Islamska deklaracija)
by Alija Ali Izetbegovic
http://www.hvk.org/articles/0802/0.html (excerpts from the book)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Islamic_Declaration (overview)
Islam &
Politics
R1 The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Modern Islamic World (4 volume set)
Edited by John L. Esposito
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Islamic
Reference
R2 The Concise Encyclopaedia of Islam
by Cyril Glasse
Publisher: HarperCollins San Francisco
Islamic
Reference
R3 The Oxford History of Islam
by John L. Esposito
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA