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Resources (Religion of Islam) 

Note: Islam video resources are on their own seperate page on this website.


See Islam videos. Good starting point.


Quran (Englist translations)

The Clear Quran translation by Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Quran translation by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (Oxford World's classics)

Quran translation by Muhammad Asad (European translator) 
Westerners will probably find the footnotes helpful.

Quran translation by Yusuf Ali

The Meaning of the Glorious Qur'an : Explanatory Translation by Pickthall

Quran word by word 

Quran translation by Emerick 



Links to some books/movies/websites on Islam

Discover Islam Poster Exhibit .

Movies or documentaries about prophet Muhammad

The Message (Movie directed by Moustapha Akkad about the life of prophet Muhammad). Very popular. Excellent way to learn about Islam.

Muhammad: Legacy of a prophet (DVD)

Book biography of prophet Muhammad

Muhammad : His life based on the earliest sources by Martin Lings


By Muslim authors

Complete Idiot's Guide ® to Understanding Islam

What Everyone Should Know About Islam and Muslims

The Koran for Dummies ®

What Every Christian should Know About Islam

By a Christian author

More in Common Than You Think: The Bridge Between Islam & Christianity

By a Jewish author

Jesus and Muhammad: The Parallel Sayings

Resources mentioned in the chapter "Islam and the Environment"
Creatures in Crime (DVD)
Crime Science: How Investigators Use Science to Track Down the Bad Guys

Some books by Dr. Jerald Dirks...

Abraham: The Friend of God

The Abrahamic Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, And Islam Similarities & Contrasts

Understanding Islam: A Guide for the Judaeo-Christian Reader

Cross and the crescent 

Annual Convention

In the USA, their is a major annual Muslim convention. It is popular because 1) matrimonials (to find a spouse) 2) find Muslim products (bazaar) 3) see Muslim movies 4) hear well known Muslim personalities 5) Muslim entertainment (commedians, performers, perhaps even a fashion show).

ISNA convention


In this section we bring you items that we think you might be interested in. Some of them can be a little offbeat...

What to check out some Muslim American comedians? How about

The comedy of Azhar Usman

Stores stocking Muslim merchandise
Videos, CDs, books, etc.

Resources on the preservation of the Quran Dr Nazir Khan / Ammar Khatib Dr Nazir Khan / Ammar Khatib

An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qu'ran by Abu Ammaar Yasi Qadhi (Also maybe

An Approach to Quranic Sciences By Muhammad Taqi Usmani (Muhammad Hijab) Also perhaps

The History of the Quranic Text by M.M. Al-Azami

Here is perhaps another one

Yet some more resources:

  Alim Alim

Book on the religon of Islam


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