The WORST Books on Islam - Identified by Dr. Abou El Fadl

This is a partial list based on Professor O'Donnell's bibliography. More books will be added as time goes on. Check back!

Calder, Norman. Studies in Early Muslim Jurisprudence. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1993.

Pipes, Daniel. Slave Soldiers and Islam: The Genesis of a Military System. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1981.

Rosen, Lawrence. The Justice of Islam: Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law and Society. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Schacht, Joseph. The Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1950.

Warraq, Ibn, ed. and trans. The Quest for the Historical Muhammad. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2000.

Wansbrough, John. Qur’anic Studies: Sources and Methods of Scriptural Interpretation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

Warraq, Ibn, ed. The Origins of the Koran: Classic Essays on Islam’s Holy Book. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1998.

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