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Subject: Islam FAQ (Part 13/15): Islamic Literature: Books & Video

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Copyright 1993,1994,1995 Asim Mughal (mughal@caltech.edu) Redistribution for profit, or in altered content/format prohibited without explicit written permission of the author. Any other redistribution must include this copyright notice and attribution. Frequently Asked Questions: Part 13 ___________________________________ This message is automatically posted to 'soc.religion.islam' every month and when updated. This lists answers to most commonly asked questions on the forum. Contributions & changes are requested and should be directed to: mughal@caltech.edu OVERVIEW: The Frequently Asked Questions document for Islam has been divided in parts. Below is the index. Part 1 - Welcome & Index Part 2 - Info on Islamic News Groups Part 3 - Introduction to Islam Part 4 - God & Worship Part 5 - Islam, Quran & Muhammad (PBUH) Part 6 - Marriage Laws in Islam Part 7 - Women In Islam Part 8 - Life after Death, Moral System & Human rights in Islam Part 9 - Islam: Prophethood, Jesus & Trinity Part 10 - Islam: Farrakhism & Malcom X Part 11 - Islamic Internet Guide: Islamic Resources on Internet Part 12 - Other Islamic Resource Guides on Internet Part 13 - Islamic Literature: Books & Video Part 14 - Islamic Calendar & Prayer Time Table for 1994 Part 15 - Misc: List of Halal Foods ________________________________________________________ PART 13: Islamic Literature: Books & Video Contents --Articles-- 1. Introduction .............................................................. 2. Introductory Material on Islam ............................................ 3. Free Books on Islam ....................................................... 4. List of Islamic Book Sellers .............................................. --Announcements-- 5. Archive Info .............................................................. 6. Credits ................................................................... Articles ..................................................................... 1. Introduction .............................................................. This covers some books recommended by Islamic Centers for those seeking more insight or further reading of Islam. Books & videos from Islamic Centers are available at a subsidized cost. A number of places offer free Islamic books as documented. Should you like to talk to someone about the questions on Islam, the Institute of Islamic Information & Education has offered to help. They can be contacted at: Dr. M. Amir, III&E, P.O. Box 41129, Chicago, IL 60641-0129, U.S.A.; Fax: (312) 777-7199; Email queries to the author of this FAQ (mughal@caltech.edu) will be forwarded to III&E for a response. 2. Introductory Material on Islam ............................................ Introductory Book on Islam: ISLAM IN FOCUS by Hammudah Adbalati Available from: Islamic Center of Southern California 434 S. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 384-5783 English Translation of Holy Quran: By Yusuf Ali, also available from Islamic Center (above). Video: Story of Islam: "The Message" Parts 1 & 2 Available from Islamic Center (above). 3. Free Books on Islam ....................................................... SOURCE-1: The Islamic Propagation Center 45/47/49 Madressa Arcade Durban 4001 Repuplic of South Africa Tel : (031) 32-9518 List of Free books : |) What the Bible says about Mohammed. 2) What was the sign of Jonah? 3) Who moved the stone? 4) Resurrection or resuscitation? 5) Is the Bible God's word? 6) What is His name? 7) The god that never was. 8) Islam's answer to the racial problem. 9) Christ in Islam. 10) Crucifixion or crucifiction? 11) The Muslim at prayer. 12) Mohammed-The Prophet of Islam. SOURCE-2: Institute of Islamic Information & Education (III&E) Dr. M. Amir, III&E, P.O. Box 41129, Chicago, IL 60641-0129, U.S.A.; Brochures on Islam are available. SOURCE-3: World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) WAMY P.O. Box. 8096 Falls Church, VA 22041 They give out most of the books for free. (Courtesy: IINN) 4. List of Islamic Book Sellers .............................................. By: John E Hinton (jhinton@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu) The following is a list of publishers, organizations and booksellers that deal in books on Islam or the Middle East or sell Arabic and Persian books. I invite additions to this list, which I will update periodically. Adab Books 47 Newnham Road Cambridge CB39E4, England Aman Books 58 Elliot Street Brattleboro, VT 05301 Americans for Middle East Understanding Room 771, 475 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10115 tel. 212-870-2149 Anthony C. Hall Antiquarian Bookseller 30, Staines Road Twickenham, Middlesex, England Antiquariea Bookseller 152 Queens Road Buckhurst Hill Essex, England Al-Arab Bookshop 28, Faggalah Street Cairo, Egypt tel. 908025 Al Saqi Books 26 Westbourne Grove London W2 5RH, England Al-Hawadeth 529 14th Street Suite 1070 Washington, DC 20045 A.M.S. Press, Inc. 56 East 13th Street New York, NY 10003 Arabic World and Islamic Resources and School Services 2095 Rose St., Suite 4 Berkeley, CA 94709 Tel. 510-704-0517 Arthur Probsthaim Oriental Bookseller 41 Ct Russel Street London, England WCL Bibliotheca Islamica, Inc. Box 1536 Chicago, Illinois 60690 Bisan Press and Publication PO Box 3396 San Mateo, CA 94403 Blackwell's Broad Street Oxford, England tel. 49111 Books International Imports, Inc. PO Box 6096 Mclean, VA 22106 Tel. 703-821-8900 Books on Islam, Ltd. 240 West 72nd Street New York, NY 10023 The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine 2435 Virginia Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037 Tel. 202-338-1290 Curyon Press Grays Inn Road London, England WC1 Cyclamen Books PO Box 69 Leicester LE1 9EW England Dar Majhar PO Box 56 Cambridge, MA 02238 Danesh Ltd. 21 Rostam Road Azadi Avenue Tehran, Iran Database Project on Palestinian Human Rights 220 S. State Street #1308 1 Quincy Court Chicago, IL 60604 312-987-1830 David D. Bundy, Secretary Bulletin d'Arabe Chretien Schepererstraat, 2 3000 Louvain Belgium David Loman Ltd. 12 Suffolk Road London SW13 9NB England D.K. Agencies (P) Ltd. International Booksellers, Publsihers and Subscription Agents H-12, Bali Nagar New Delhi - 110015 India E.J. Brill Oriental Booksellers 41 Museum Street London WC1A 1LX England Foundation for Iranian Studies 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 200016 Frank Cass and Company Ltd. International Scholarly Book Services Inc. PO Box 555 Forest Grove, Oregon 97116 Ferozoono Ltd. 60 Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Ayam Lahore, Pakistan Free Islamic Literatures, Inc. PO Box 35844 Houston, TX 77235 George's Bookshop PO Box 220 Cairo, Egypt Green Street Book Shop 5 Green Street Cambridge, CB2 3JU England The Gulf Printing Press House Kuwait Haydarabad Historical Society PO Box 1771 Cambridge, MA 02238 Hosains Books 25 Connaught Street London W2 England (Mrs. Yasmin Hosain) I.A.P. Information office P.O. Box 741805 Dallas, TX 75374-1805, U.S.A. For books on Palestinian issues. International Book Centre PO Box 295 Troy, MI 48099 tel. 313-879-8436 International Book Exchange 35-16 Ditmars Blvd. Sutie 111 Astoria, NY 11105 1-800-7432 FAX 718-278-8026 International Institute of Islamic Thought PO Box 669 Herndon, VA 22070 Institute for Research and Islamic Studies PO Box 35844 Houston, TX 77235 713-721-1980 Ishk Book Service PO Box 176 Los Altos, CA 94022 Islamic Book Service 10900 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46231 317-839-8150 Islamic Books A.R. Bullock 62 Kelburne Road Oxford, England OX4 3SH Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia & Africa Tokyo University of Foreign Studies 4-chome Ni shi gahara Kita-ku, Tokyo 114 Japan Institute for Women's Studies in Beirut University College 475 Riverside Dr. Room 1846 New York, 10115 Inter Documentation Company Poststrasse 14 6300 Zug, Switzerland International Centre for Research in Islamic Economics PO Box 16711 Jeddah 21474 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Islamic Foundation Markfield Dawah Centre Ratby Lane Markfield Leicester LE6 0RN England The Islamic Progatation Organization International Relations Department PO Box 2782 Tehran, Iran Islamic Texts Society 5 Green Street Cambridge CB2 3TU England, UK Jahan Book Co. 116 Greenbank Avenue Piedmont, CA 94611 Joppa Books Ltd. 29 Milner Drive Cobham, Surrey KT11 2EZ England Knightsbridge Books Ltd. 32 Store Street London WC1E 7BS England Al-Majid Co. Ltd. 18-24 Westbourne Grove London W2 5RH England Markaz al-Malik Faysal lil-Buhuth wa-al-Dirasat al-Islamiyah PO Box 51049 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Mazda Publishers PO Box 2603 Costa Mesa, CA 92626 M.G. Noura 88o6 Parkview Ave. St. Paul, MN 55117 800-438-5048 Microform Review PO Box 1297 Weston, CT 06880 Middle East Bibliographic Services 12077 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 605 Los Angeles, CA 90025 MEBSI PO Box 7823 Austin, Texas 78713 The Middle East Institute 1761 N Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Mizan Press PO Box 4065 Berkeley, CA 94705 Navrang Publishers & Booksellers RB-7 Inderpluri, New Delhi, 11012 India New Pen Bond Publishers 3050 K Street NW, Suite #210 Washington, DC 20007 202-944-4444 800-959-BOND FAX 202-944-4443 New Rhine Publishers Nieuwe Rijn 83 2301 DA Leiden, PO Box 3023 The Nederalnds Nour E-Sham Book Centre PO Box 249 Damascus, Syria Orient Press 26 Central Square Topkapi Cambridge, MA 02139 Otto Harrassowitz Internationale Buchhandlung Asien-Abteilung 6200 Wiesbaden, Germany Oxford University Press Ely House 37 Dover Street London W1X 4AH Palestine Human Rights Campaign 6902 North Clark Street Suite 2-A Chicago, IL 60626 312-274-8686 Persian Book Mart PO Box 241574 Memphis, TN 38124 PHRIC-International 4753 North Broadway, Suite 930 Chicago, IL 60640 312-271-4492 FAX 312-271-3377 Press Office American University in Cairo 113 Kasr El Aini Street Cairo, Egypt Prints India Booksellers and Publishers 11, Darya Ganj New Delhi, 110002 India Rashid Sales Co. 191 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11201 212-852-3295 Records and Cassettes. Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture PO Box 16, Gayrettepe Istanbul, Turkey Secretary Islam & the Modern Age Society Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, 110025 India Sheba Press 4085 Chain Bridge Road Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22030 703-385-5454 Smyrna Press PO Box 841 Suyvesant Station NY, New York 10009 SOLIPSIST PRESS PO Box 544 Sebastopol, CA 95473 707-874-1501 Specializes in books on Islamic art and archaeology, and the historical Islamic world. Sorayya Publishers, Inc. 317 14th Ave., SE Minneapolis, MN 55414 South Asia Books PO Box 502 Columbia, MO 65205 314-474-0116 South Asia Press Box 1771 Cambridge, MA 02238 617-924-0809 Tehran Book Processing Centre PO Box 11-1126 Tehran, Iran United Arab Bureau PO Box 471438 Forestville, MD 20747 Variokum 21a Pembridge London W11 3EQ, England Vedams Books (P) Ltd. 12A/11 W.E. Area New Delhi, 110005 India W.B. O'Neill Old and Rare Books 11609 Hunters Green Court Reston, VA 22091 William H. Allen, Bookseller 2031 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-563-3398 William Schneider Books 212 Seventeenth Street Pacific Grove, California 93950 Announcements ................................................................ 5. Archive Info .............................................................. This FAQ is archived at several sites and is available for public retrieval thru anonymous FTP, E-MAIL, Gopher & World Wide Web. -- Anonymous FTP -- Login: anonymous Password: Your e-mail address Site: rtfm.mit.edu Dir: /pub/usenet/news.answers/islam-faq/ Site: ftp.uu.net Dir: /pub/usenet/news.answers/islam-faq/ Site: ftp.cco.caltech.edu Dir: /pub/calmsa/islam-faq/ -- E-MAIL -- Send E-mail to: mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu Text of E-mail Message: send usenet/news.answers/islam-faq/part13 quit -- GOPHER -- Site: gopher.caltech.edu 70 Path: Computing Information/ CCO anonymous ftp archive/ pub/ calmsa/ islam-faq/ Site: latif.com 70 Path: Resources relating to Islam/ Soc.Religion.Islam -- World-Wide-Web (WWW) -- One recommended interface is 'mosaic,' below are mosaic 'home pages.' URL at USENET Archive site: http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/islam-faq/faq.html URL at Caltech MSA site: http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~calmsa/links.html 6. Credits ................................................................... The author wishes to thank all those who contributed in any capacity for the original one part FAQ or this multi-part FAQ. -- FORMAT -- The format of the FAQ series has been done by utilizing resources of Islamic Information & News Network (IINN). A custom program, Nebula, written by editors of IINN for generating newsletters has been used. What is IINN? Islamic Information & News Network is a forum dedicated to educate the network community on issues relating to Islam and Muslims in an academic & non-political environment. Weekly digest is available on internet by subscribing to MUSLIMS@ASUACAD.BITnet (A Bitnet listserv list) and on USENET: bit.listserv.muslims. -- Permissions -- Permission to post this multi-part FAQ has been obtained by the following: o Institute of Islamic Information & Education (III&E) o Islamic Information & News Network (Muslims@PSUVM.bitnet) o Moderator(s) of News.Answers (Thomas Khoenig & P.Huang) # End of Islam FAQ Part 13 #