Islam is a monotheistic religion practiced by a quarter of the world’s population. It was established in the seventh century by the prophet Muhammad in what is now Saudi Arabia, and it shares its origins with Judaism and Christianity in recognizing Abraham as patriarch of the faith. Many non-Muslims (Muslim being the term for one of Islamic faith) have been gravely misinformed about Islam as a belief system and as it is practiced today.

When Religion Meets New Media

This lively book focuses on how different Jewish, Muslim, and Christian communities engage with new media. Rather than simply reject or accept new media, religious communities negotiate complex relationships with these technologies in light of their history and beliefs.

Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker

While the great medieval philosopher, theologian, and physician Maimonides is acknowledged as a leading Jewish thinker, his intellectual contacts with his surrounding world are often described as related primarily to Islamic philosophy.

Mysticism and the Spiritual Quest: A Crosscultural Anthology

Mysticism is traditionally defined as the yearning for direct connection to a transcendent reality and is referred to as the esoteric dimension of religious search.

God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Author Mirabai Starr shares an overview of essential teachings, stories of saints and spiritual masters, prophetic calls for peace and justice, and deeply engaging narratives from her own spiritual experiences.


Gender Issues in Spiritual Life