Suggested Reading

Islam and Interfaith Dialogue:

An Introduction to Islam, Frederick Denny (New York: Macmillan, 1994)

Jihad: the Trail of Political Islam, Giles Kepel (Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press, 2002).

The Meaning of the Glorious Quran, M.M. Pickthall (Beltsville, MD: Aman Pub, 1996

Spirituality and World Religions, George Saint-Laurent (Toronto: Mayfield Pub., 2000)

Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam, John Esposito (New York: Oxford U. Press, 2002)

Islamic Society of America

Islamic Council of North America

 Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

PCUSA guidelines for interfaith dialogue

Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

The Iraq War: Learning from the Past, Adapting to the Present, and Preparing for the Future, Thomas R. Mockaitis (Calisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College: 2007)


The “New” Terrorism: Myths and Reality (Westport:, CT: Praeger, 2007)

Inside Terrorism, Bruce Hoffman (New York: Columbia U. Press, 1998)

How did this Happen? Terrorism and the New War, James Hogue and Gideon Rose, eds. (New York: Public Affairs, 2001)

Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War, Judith Miller, et al (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001)

Inside Al Qaeda, Rohan Gunaratna (New York: Columbia U. Press, 2002).