Chapter 13 Suggested Readings, Weblinks, and Other Media


Armstrong, Karen. Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet. San Francisco, CA: Harper San Francisco, 1993. 

Denny, Frederick M. An Introduction to Islam. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2010. 

Ernst, Carl W. Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. 

Netton, Ian Richard. A Popular Dictionary of Islam. Chicago, IL: NTC, 1997. 

Power, Carla. If Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Qur’an. New York, NY; Holt Paperbacks, 2015

Renard, John, ed. Windows on the House of Islam. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 

Schimmel, Annemarie. Mystical Dimension of Islam. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1975. 

Sells, Michael. Approaching the Qur’an: The Early Revelations. Ashland, OR: White Cloud, 2002. 



Living Islam (1993), 6-part series from BBC, 5 hrs.,

Inside Mecca (2003), 60 min., National Geographic documentary on hajj

The Glories of Islamic Art: The Umayyads and Their Capital Damascus (2007), 45 min.,

Muslims: An In-Depth Look at What It Means to Be a Muslim in the 21st Century (2002), 120 min., Frontline.

The Hajj: One American’s Pilgrimage to Mecca, 22 min.,

Islam: Empire of Faith (2000), 180 min., PBS documentary on history of Islam

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