Tag Archives: Islam/General

The Qur’an

by Bruce Lawrence

“Timely and provocative. . . . Laurence’s history of the Qur’an [is] highly instructive. . . . The history of the book is a map of the world we live…

One Thousand Roads to Mecca

by Michael Wolfe

“Wolfe does an exemplary job of detailing the ceremonies performed at Mecca and the reasons behind them. The chosen excerpts give the readers a…

The Middle East and Islamic World Reader

by Marvin Gettleman

A broad-ranging survey of the Muslim world, newly revised and expanded to include the dramatic events of the Arab Spring.

The Hadj

by Michael Wolfe

“The most engaging of travel books . . . his pilgrimage will move people of all faiths–and of none at all, because it describes…

Confessions of a Mullah Warrior

by Masood Farivar

From an Afghan with deep roots in his nation’s history, a courageous and evocative memoir of fleeing the Soviet invasion, coming of age in…

The Butterfly Mosque

by G. Willow Wilson

The extraordinary story of an all-American girl’s conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man, The Butterfly Mosque is a…