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

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Archive-name: islam-faq/part13
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Last-modified: 1995/3/27
Version: 3.3
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        Copyright 1993,1994,1995  Asim Mughal (mughal@caltech.edu) 

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                      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. 


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 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)


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