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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise A. Spellberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268228
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise A. Spellberg


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $27.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise A. Spellberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350532
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise A. Spellberg


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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The Faithful Scribe
The Faithful Scribe
Written by Shahan Mufti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515051
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The Faithful Scribe
A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War
Written by Shahan Mufti


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $26.95

A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy
 
Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back fourteen hundred years to the inner circle of the prophet Muhammad, offers an enlightened perspective on the mystifying history of... Read more >
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The Faithful Scribe
A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War
Written by Shahan Mufti


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $20.99

A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy
 
Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back fourteen hundred years to the inner circle of the prophet Muhammad, offers an enlightened perspective on the mystifying history of... Read more >
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Written by T E Lawrence
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804170826
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
Written by T E Lawrence


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Turks while the rest... Read more >
In the Shadow of the Sword
In the Shadow of the Sword
Written by Tom Holland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473653
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In the Shadow of the Sword
The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
Written by Tom Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $17.00

A thrillingly panoramic and incredibly timely account of the rise of Islam, from the acclaimed author of Rubicon and Persian Fire.
 
The evolution of the Arab empire is one of the supreme narratives of ancient history, a story dazzlingly rich in drama, character, and achievement. In this exciting and sweeping history—the...

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In the Shadow of the Sword
In the Shadow of the Sword
Written by Tom Holland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385531368
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In the Shadow of the Sword
The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
Written by Tom Holland


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $12.99

The acclaimed author of Rubicon and other superb works of popular history now produces a thrillingly panoramic (and incredibly timely) account of the rise of Islam.
 
No less significant than the collapse of the Roman Republic or the Persian invasion of Greece, the evolution of the Arab empire is one... Read more >
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No god but God (Updated Edition)
No god but God (Updated Edition)
Written by Reza Aslan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982442
Our Price: $17.00
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No god but God (Updated Edition)
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $17.00

A fascinating, accessible introduction to Islam from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Zealot

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • A finalist for the Guardian First Book Award


In No god but God, internationally acclaimed scholar Reza Aslan explains Islam—the origins and evolution of the faith—in all its beauty and complexity. This updated...

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No god but God (Updated Edition)
No god but God (Updated Edition)
Written by Reza Aslan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643777
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No god but God (Updated Edition)
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

A fascinating, accessible introduction to Islam from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Zealot

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • A finalist for the Guardian First Book Award


In No god but God, internationally acclaimed scholar Reza Aslan explains Islam—the origins and evolution of the faith—in all its beauty and complexity. This updated...

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After the Prophet
After the Prophet
Written by Lesley Hazleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385523943
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After the Prophet
The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam
Written by Lesley Hazleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.00

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever.
 
Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic...

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The Hidden Origins of Islam
The Hidden Origins of Islam
Edited by Karl-Heinz Phlig and Gerd-R. Puin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026341
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The Hidden Origins of Islam
New Research into Its Early History
Edited by Karl-Heinz Phlig and Gerd-R. Puin


Format: Hardcover, 405 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2009
Price: $32.99

Despite Muhammad's exalted place in Islam, even today there is still surpisingly little actually known about this shadowy figure and the origins of the Qur'an because of an astounding lack of verifiable biographical material. Furthermore, most of the existing biographical traditions that can be used to substantiate the life of Muhammad... Read more >
No god but God
No god but God
Written by Reza Aslan, Read by Shishir Kurup
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739383322
Our Price: $25.00

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No god but God
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Written by Reza Aslan
Read by Shishir Kurup


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $25.00

A fascinating, accessible introduction to Islam from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Zealot

Though it is the fastest growing religion in the world, Islam remains shrouded by ignorance and fear. What is the essence of this ancient faith? Is it a religion of peace or war? How... Read more >
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