January 06, 2005

Recommended Reading

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 The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity
Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Publisher: HarperOne (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
Image of Islamic Spirituality: Foundations (World Spirituality)
Publisher: The Crossroad Publishing Company (1991)
Binding: Paperback, 480 pages
Image of Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism
Author: Omid Safi
Publisher: Oneworld Publications (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Image of The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
Author: Jalal al-Din Rumi
Publisher: HarperOne (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 416 pages
Image of Rumi's World: The Life and Works of the Greatest Sufi Poet (Shambhala dragon editions)
Author: Annemarie Schimmel
Publisher: Shambhala (2001)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Image of The Qur'an: A Translation
Publisher: Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an (2001)
Binding: Mass Market Paperback, 466 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 Sufi Music of Turkey
Artist: Kudsi Erguner
Label: Times Square Records
Image of Ocean Of Remembrance: Sufi Improvisation & Zhikrs
Artist: Oruc Guvenc And Tumata
Label: Interworld Music
Image of Memories Of Herat: Instrumental Music Of Afghanistan
Artist: Aziz Herawi
Label: Latitudes
Image of The Life of The Last Prophet
Artist: Yusuf Islam, Cat Stevens
Label: Resurgence UK
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Artist: Various Artists
Label: Ethnic
Image of Through Eternity: Homage to Molavi (Rumi)
Artist: Dastan Ensemble, Shahram Nazeri
Label: Sounds True Direct

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is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at Colgate University, co-Chair of the Study of Islam Section at the American Academy of Religion, and editor of Progressive Muslims.

Seemi Bushra Ghazi

is a lecturer at the University of British Columbia, musician, and non-clerical reciter of the Qur'an.