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Muslim Journeys Bookshelf

Holy Spirit Library was one of 800 libraries across the United States selected as a recipient of the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Collection, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This collection of 25 books and 3 films chosen by distinguished scholars from a variety of  fields, presents "new and diverse perspectives on the people, places, histories, beliefs, practices, and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world."

Art Spots & Web Resources

The Islamic Art Spots are seven visual essays, presented in a series of short films designed to make art from Muslim societies an integral part of the Muslim Journeys experience.

The Art Spots were written and presented by D. Fairchild Ruggles, Professor of Art, Architecture, and Landscape History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and produced by Twin Cities Public Television.


Web Resources

Complete List of Titles

The Arabian Nights (anonymous), edited by Muhsin Mahdi, translated by Husain Haddawy
   PJ7715 .M87 2008
Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel
PJ7715 .M87 2008
The Art of Hajj by Venetia Porter
N6260 .P67 2012
Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie
PR9540.9 .S485 B76 2005
BP170.5 W55 2010
BM157 .P47 2004
E184 .M88 C65 2008
The Conference of the Birds by Farid al-Din Attar, translated by Dick Davis and Afkham Darbandi
PK6451 .F4 M2813 1984
Dreams of Trespass by Fatima Mernissi
CT2678 .M47 A3 1995
House of Stone by Anthony Shadid
HQ663.9 .S53 2012
Q127 .A5 A4 2011
In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh
DT56.2 .G48 1994
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
PR6113 .A87 I515 2006
Islamic Arts by Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair
N6260 .B57 1997
Leo Africanus by Amin Maalouf, translated by Peter Sluglett
PQ3979.2 .M28 L413 1992
Minaret by Leila Aboulela
PR6051 .B68 M56 2005
BP75 .B66 2011
The Ornament of the World by Maria Rosa Menocal
DP102 .M46 2002
PN6747 .S245 P4713 2003
Prince Among Slaves by Terry Alford
E444 .I25 A78 2007
Rumi: Poet and Mystic, edited and translated by Reynold A. Nicholson
PK6480 .E5 N5 1995
Snow by Orhan Pamuk, translated by Maureen Freely
PL248 .P34 K36513 2011
BP132 .M39 2008
DS5.95 .G67 2008
N6260 .I84 2011
Islamic Art Spots  (2013) - Film
Coming February, 2013
Koran by Heart (2011) - Film
BP188.3 .C5 K67 2011
Prince Among Slaves (2007) - Film
E444 .I25 P75 2008