Qur’an Studies


Ali, A. Yusuf.  The Holy Qur’an.  Indianapolis, 1946.  An English-Arabic version.  Is now used for a computer database:  QURANBASE.


Arberry, A.J.  The Koran Interpreted.  London, 1955.  Considered to be the finest translation into English.  It is a translation despite the title.  A complete concordance to the Koran has been published using Arberry as the text (see Hanna Kassis, A Concordance to the Qur’an, Berkeley, 1983.


Cragg, Kenneth.  Readings in the Qur’an.  London, 1988.


Gatje, Helmut.  The Qur’an and Its Exegesis.  Berkeley, 1976.  Translated by Alford Wlech.  Useful in comparing Muslim and Christian concepts.


Jeffrey, Arthur.  The Qur’an as Scripture.  New York, 1952.


Peters, F.E.  Judaism, Christianity, and Islam:  The Classical Texts and Their Interpretations.


Siddiqui, A.H., Trans. Sahib Muslim.  Indianapolis: MSA Islamic Book Service, Vols. 1-4.  A collection of words and deeds of Muhammed as narrated by his companions.


Watt, W. Montgomery.  Bell’s Introduction to the Qur’an.  Edinburgh, 1970.  An updating of an older standard introduction.


Islam and Christianity


Cooper, Anne.  Ishmael My Brother:  A Biblical Course on Islam.  Monrovia:  MARC International, 1985.


Fry, George C. and King, James R.  Islam: A Survey of the Muslim Faith.   Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1980


Haddad, Yvonne Yzabeck and Lummis, Adair T.  Islamic Values in the United States.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1987.


McCurry, Don M.  The Gospel and Islam:  A Compendium.  Monrovia:  MARC International, 1979.


Parshall, Phil.  Bridges to Islam:  A Christian Perspective on Folk Islam.   Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1983.


Woodberry, Dudley J.  Muslims and Christians on the Emmaus Road.  Monrovia: MARC International, 1989.