The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf- Muslim Journeys

muslimjourneybookshelfExplore the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf  to help address both the need and desire of the American public for trustworthy and accessible  resources  about Muslim beliefs  and practices and the cultural heritage associated with Islamic civilization.

    • Minaret by Leila Aboulela
    • A Quiet Revolution by Leila Ahmed
    • The Conference of the Birds by Farid al-Din Attar, translated by Dick Davis and Afkham Darbandi
    • The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance by Jim Al-Khalili
    • Prince Among Slaves by Terry Alford
    • Islamic Arts by Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair
    • Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan A.C. Brown
    • The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States, edited by Edward E. Curtis IV
    • In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh
    • When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors and Monks Who Created the “Riches of the East” by Stewart Gordon
    • Leo Africanus by Amin Maalouf, translated by Peter Slugett
    • The Arabian Nights (anonymous) , edited by Muhsin Mahdi, translated by Husain Haddawy
    • In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
    • The Story of the Qur’an:  Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson
    • The Ornament of the World by Maria Rosa Menocal
    • Rumi: Poet and Mystic, edited and translated by Reynold A. Nicholson
    • Snow by Orhan Pamuk, translated by Maureen Freely
    • Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel
    • The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam by F. E. Peters
    • The Art of Hajj by Venetia Porter
    • House of Stone by Anthony Shadid
    • Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
    • Broken Verses by Kamila Shamise
    • The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman’s Journey to Love and Islam by G. Willow Wilson

Bridging Cultures Muslim Journeys is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office, the Avril Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University. Oxford University Press and Twin Cities Public Television.

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