Recommended Reading

Image of No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Author: Reza Aslan
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 310 pages
Image of Islam in America
Author: Jane I. Smith
Publisher: Columbia University Press (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 355 pages
Image of The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity
Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Publisher: HarperOne (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
Image of Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations
Author: Michael A. Sells, Sells
Publisher: White Cloud Press (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Image of Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad
Author: Natana J. Delong-Bas
Publisher: Oxford University Press (2004)
Binding: Hardcover, 384 pages
Image of The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam from the Extremists
Author: Khaled M. Abou El Fadl
Publisher: HarperOne (2005)
Binding: Hardcover, 320 pages

Music Played

Image of Awakening
Artist: Joseph Curiale, Joseph Curiale, The Royal Philhramonic Orchestra/Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Dod Severinsen (trpt.), Ralph Morrison (violin), Mike Miller (guitar)
Label: Orchard Road
Image of Suleyman The Magnificent: Original Soundtrack
Artist: Brian Keane, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Dinçer Dilkílíç, Emin Gündüz
Label: Celestial Harmonies
Image of Sufi Music of Turkey
Artist: Kudsi Erguner
Label: Times Square Records
Image of Heaven's Dust
Artist: Ekova
Label: Six Degrees

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is Professor of History and Director of the King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies at the University of Arkansas.