Islam 101

 

CLASSES 

Every Monday & Thursday (Starting Thursday Jun 9th) 6 PM – 7 PM:  Islam 101.  Whether you are a new Muslim or just need to brush up on some basics, this is for you!Location:  Downstairs meeting room in the main building.

FILMS

1. Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet

2. Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

3. Islam: Empire of Faith

4.  30 Days as a Muslim

5. Discover Islam Special Edition DVD Set and DVDs

6. Visit a Mosque in America

BOOKS

  1. A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam– I.A. Ibrahim (Available for free in online format here and PDF version here)
  2. Islam: The Straight Path-John Esposito
  3. Islam: A Short History-Karen Armstrong
  4. Muhammad a Prophet for Our Time-Karen Armstrong
  5. Silent No More: Confronting America’s False Images of Islam-Paul Findley
  6. Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think-Dalia Mogahed
  7. Islam: Silencing the Critics: A candid analysis of the most discussed faith in today’s world.-Zia U. Sheikh
  8. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Islam, 3rd Edition-Yahya Emerick
  9. What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, 2nd Edition-John Esposito
  10. Discover Islam (Short FAQ brochure about Islam)

 Research Reports

  1. Gallup Report: Muslim Americans: Faith, Freedom and Future
  2. Interfaith Alliance: What is the Truth about Muslims?
  3. Center for American Progress: Fear Inc.

Free Educational Materials

  1. www.whyislam.org
  2. http://www.islamicity.com/freeliterature
  3. http://www.thefurqaanproject.com/
  4. www.inspiredbymuhammad.com
  5. https://quran.com/
Videos
 1. Out of Context – Q/A about Islam and Muslims with Imam Omar Suleiman
 2. Quran Weekly – Weekly Videos about the Quran, Islam and General Reminders