Islamic Studies Collection 2.0

The current Islamic Studies Collection is quite dated and lags behind modern scholarship. I've compiled a list of books that would be interesting from a Christian perspective. Many of these are out of print, and insanely expensive, as they are highly sought after by Christian apologists to Islam, as well as ex-Muslims. If they were available through Logos, they would likely still be expensive, but could be made available to a much broader audience. 1. Islam's most trusted sources From Dar-us-salam Publications ( a. Hadith Sahih Al-Bukhari (9 Volumes) b. Hadith Sahih Muslim (7 Volumes) c. Hadith Sunan Abu Dawud (7 Volumes) d. Tafsir Ibn Kathir (10 Volumes) Other: e. Ibn Ishaq, The Life of Muhammad, Oxford University Press f. History of al-Tabari, Suny Press (40 Volumes) g. Reliance of the Traveller, 2. Modern commentary a. The Study Quran, Harper One, 3. Modern critical resources from Christian and secular perspectives a. Robert Hoyland, Seeing Islam as Others Saw It, (1st edition!!! The most controversial material is removed from 2nd edition.) b. Tom Holland, In the Shadow of the Sword, c. Daniel Brubaker, Corrections in Early Quran Manuscripts, d. Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas, e. Dan Gibson, Quranic Geography, f. Robert Spencer, The History of Jihad, g. Ibn Warraq, The Quest for the Hisorical Muhammad, h. Patricia Crone, Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam, i. Patricia Crone, Hagarism, j. Judith Koren, Yehuda Nevo, Crossroads to Islam, k. Shady Nasser, Transmission of the Variant Readings of the Quran, l. Karl-Heinz Ohlig, Early Islam, m. Harl-Heinz Ohlig, The Hidden Origins of Islam, n. John Wansbrough, Quranic Studies,

Jan Krohn posted about 2 years ago