A selection of MPV's favorite books are listed on this page.
The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook by Dilara Hafiz, Imran Hafiz, and Yasmine Hafiz. Acacia Publishing (2007).
Heavy Metal Islam: Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam by Mark Levine. Three Rivers Press (2008).
- Olivier Roy, Globalized Islam
- Noel J. Coulson, A History of Islamic Law
- Reza Aslan, No God but God
- Akbar S. Ahmed, Postmodernism and Islam
Progressive Muslims by Omid Safi (Editor)
- Hassan Hathout, Reading the Muslim Mind
- Tariq Ramadan, Western Muslims and the Future of Islam
Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust by Richard C. Foltz, Frederick M. Denny, and Azizan Baharuddin (Editors), Center for the Study of World Religions (2003)
Islam and Politics
Women in Islam
Fiction and Poetry
Most progressive Islamic thought remains inaccessible to the youth and through Literary Zikr, this project adapts scholarly writings into simple middle school English. By providing an alternative to the readily available fundamentalist interpretations that pervade the Internet, Literary Zikr will demonstrate, among other things, that Islamic values are consonant with American values.
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"Ijtihad" is a collection of interviews of progressive Muslim activists and scholars of Islam. Mona Eltahawy, Ani Zonneveld, Reza Aslan, Abdullahi An-Naim. Mostly in English with some Danish. Executive Produer: Nancy Graham Holme. Producer: Democratic Progressive Muslims of Denmark organization.Three volumes: