Books About Islam
Mecca the Blessed, Medina the Radiant: The Holiest Cities of IslamA photographic exploration of the holiest cities of Islam and the Hajj during Ramadan. Authored by renowned Muslim scholar, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University and photography by Japanese photographer, Ali Kazuyoshi Nomachi.
Seerat-un-NabiA classic biography on Prophet Muhammad in Urdu by acclaimed Shibli Naumani. Thoroughly researched with references to original sources. A comprehensive text with 7 volumes.
Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest SourcesThe book is a best seller by Martin Lings, has been published in 12 languages and has received numerous awards. Contains translations from 8th and 9th century biographies.
Muhammad: A Prophet for Our TimePortrait of the prophet of Islam by Karen Armstrong, one of the leading commentators on comparative religion. The book provides a balanced account of a the man who inspired the world's fastest growing religion and tends to counter those who dismiss Islam as fanatical and violent.
Forty Hadith of an-NawawiBeautiful selection of 40 Hadith (sayings, deeds of the Prophet) by Imam Yahya Bin Sharf-ud-Din An Nawawi (1233 - 1277 AD). Extremely handy for those who are not able to read the full text of the books (Sahi Bukhari, Sahi Muslim etc.) which comprise thousands of hadith. Covers diverse topics of high importance including belief, Islam, ibada, Akhira, good manners and deeds etc.
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History of The ArabsA great scholarly text by Philip K. Hitti, an esteemed Labanese-American professor who taught at Columbia and Princeton University. He also chaired the department of Oriental Languages and Literature at Princeton and was one of the earliest and leading scholars on Middle Eastern studies in the US.
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