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by Eric H. Cline
Israel conjures up myriad associations for peoples of all cultures and religious backgrounds. Inextricably associated with the world's three most prominent religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), Israel is steeped in history and conflict...
by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Islam and Christianity share both remarkable similarities and remarkable differences. In the grand scheme, both are relatively recent religions, with Christianity taking hold in Northern Europe at about the same time that Islam took hold in the Persian world (although Christianity appeared on the scene six centuries before Islam).
by Thomas F. Madden
As late as 1518, plans were laid by Pope Leo X and the monarchs of Europe to set aside their internal quarrels and once more embark on a holy crusade to wrest the Middle East from the Ottoman Turks.
by F. E. Peters
Attempting to understand religion in all its forms has forever been a source of frustration. In this course, Professor F.E. Peters defines Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as three faith communities of believers, each with its own ideology, history, traditions, and members—past and present.
Rumi's Spiritual Verses is the greatest mystical poem in Islamic culture - and of all time.
by Dr. Nabeel Jabbour
This is a lecture about Islam recorded shortly after the September 11 attacks on America. Nabeel Jabbour has excellent credentials…
by Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong presents a concise and articulate history of Islam, the world's fastest-growing faith...
by Robert Spencer
In The Truth about Muhammad, New York Times bestselling author and Islam expert Robert Spencer offers an honest and telling portrait of the founder of Islam…
by Huston Smith
The story of Islam is one we urgently need to hear.
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.