A new and complete translation of the Qur'an-the Muslim scripture-by one of the premier translators of religious texts in the world, Thomas Cleary.
The Qur'an: Books That changed the World by Bruce Lawrence
Few books in history have been as poorly understood as the Qur’an. Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur’an is the unmediated word of Allah, a ritual, political, and legal authority, an ethical and spiritual guide, and a literary masterpiece
The Quran: A New Translation
This collection of readings from the Quran is designed to help approach this sacred book and savour something of its amazing power through a selection of chapters and verses encapsulating some of its central ideas and essential beauties translated by Thomas Cleary.
The Qur'an (Oxford World's Classics)
This superb new translation of the Qur'an by M.S. Abdel Haleem is written in contemporary language that remains faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original, making the text crystal clear while retaining all of this great work's eloquence.
Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad
Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
An internationally acclaimed, comprehensive, and authoritative account of the life of the prophet. It is presented in a narrative style that is easily comprehensible, yet authentic and inspiring in its use of language, reflecting both the simplicity and grandeur of the story it tells.
Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time
Karen Armstrong offers a clear, accessible, and balanced portrait of the central figure of one of the world's great religions.
Muhammad at Mecca W.Motngomery Watt
Muhammed at Mecca covers the first part of the prophet of Islam and his early life prior to 622 CE, the year of Hijra when Muhammed left Mecca to Medina which also marks the first year of the Muslim calendar.
A Portrait of the Prophet As Seen by His Contemporaries
In Islam, two sources are used to explain the religion and its laws: the Qur'an, a revered text, and the hadith, the sayings and activities of the Prophet Muhammad as reported by friends and followers during his lifetime.
The Beginning of Guidance by Imam Ghazali
is a highly motivational manual detailing the fundamentals of acquiring guidance through God-consciousness. It embodies a lifetime of learning, experience, and spirituality and can be taken as an introduction to his larger works.
Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures
This book delves into the diseases & cures of the heart. It examines miserliness, envy, hatred, arrogance and many other afflictions that assail people and often control them. The causes and practical cures of these diseases are discussed, offering a glimpse into how Islam deals with such issues and demonstrates how all people can benefit from these teachings.
The Spiritual Teachings of the Prophet
The traditions of the Prophet of Islam are, after the Qu'ran, the most important source for every aspect of Islamic life and thought. This book contains 200 spiritual traditions drawn from canonical collections of the Hadith. It contains illuminating commentaries drawn from the writings of eminent scholars.
The Path of the Worshipful Servants
Dictating his words to a group of elect students, Ghazali acknowledges his own nearness to death and instructs seekers of eternal life to resist hindrances such as fear and impairments such as conceit in order to find salvation in the essentials of God.
Understanding Islam and the Muslims by Tim Winter
Myths and misunderstanding continue to proliferate about Islam and its millions of followers worldwide. Through stunning photography and an accessible question and answer format, this edition of one of the most popular short introductions to the key precepts of Islam offers succinct, and sometimes surprising, answers to frequently asked questions about the Muslim faith.
Vision of Islam William Chittick
An exploration of the fundamental beliefs of Islam which covers the faith's four dimensions: practice, faith, spirituality and the Islamic view of history, as outlined in the Hadith of Gabriel. Interweaves teachings from the Quran, the sayings of the Prophet and the great authorities of Islam
Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong
A thoughtful introduction to Islam. Armstrong's latest offering in her hallmark stylish and accessible prose, the author takes readers from the sixth-century days of the Prophet Muhammad to the present. Avery good introduction to Islam.
Becoming Muslim: A modern odyssey of a search for the divine
This is the story of a young American Catholic university student who became a Muslim interpreter in the Middle East. A spiritual odyssey of philosophical readings, working at sea, and traveling abroad, it is above all an encounter with people, from weathered fishermen, to worldly professors.
The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics)
Rumi's Masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Spiritual poem ever written. Rumi's poem is often funny as well as spiritually profound.
The Gift: A Collection of Poems by Hafiz
Hafiz, One of the greatest poets of all time, expanded the mystical, healing dimensions of poetry. Because his poems were often ecstatic love songs from God to his beloved world, many have called Hafiz the ``Invisible Tongue``.