Interfaith education bibliography (a work in Progress)

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(A Work in Progress)

Begun by Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, June 2012
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I. Interfaith
Campolo, Tony and Shane Claiborne, “On Evangelicals and Interfaith Cooperation,” Cross Currents, spring 2005, Vol. 55, No 1.
Sister Joan Chittister, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, and Murshid Saadi Shakur Chishti, The Tent of Abraham:  Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians and Muslims
Eck, Diana, New Religious America: How a Christian Country has become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2002)
Bud Heckman et al.  Interactive Faith: The Essential Interreligious Community Building  Handbook
Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner, The Faith Club:  A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew - Three Women Search for Understanding
Rebecca Mays (ed.), Interfaith Dialogue at the Grass Roots, Ecumenical Press, 2009
Marty, Martin E., “Religious Strangers as Menaces,” Cross Currents, spring 2005, Vol. 55, No 1.
Kate McCarthy, Interfaith Encounters in America, Rutgers, 2007
Panikkar, Raimon, “Nine Ways Not to Talk about God,” Cross Currents, summer 1997, Vol. 47 Issue 2.
Rose, Peace and Mobley (eds), My Neighbor’s Faith, Orbis, 2012
Russell, Letty M. (Shannon Clarkson and Kate Ott, eds.)  Just Hospitality:  God’s Welcome in a World of Difference (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009).
Sacks, Jonathan.  The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations (NY: Continuum, 2002).
Mark Salzman, Lying Awake (fiction)
Huston Smith,The World’s Religions. Revised, 1991 ed.
Krista Tippett, Speaking of Faith:  Why Religion Matters -- and How to Talk About It
Simon Wiesenthal, The Sunflower:  On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
Robert Wuthnow, America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity, Princeton, 2007.  (daily online magazine with analysis of religious issues)   (RRC blog)  (a forum for emerging religious and ethical leaders) (hosting the conversation on faith)
II. Islam
Wajahat Ali (ed), All American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim,  White Cloud Press, 2012
A.J. Arberry, The Koran Interpreted:  A Translation
Leila Ahmed, A Border Passage:  From Cairo to America – A Women’s Journey
Reza Aslan, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam, Random House, 2005.
Farid-Ud-Din Attar & Raficq Abdulla, The Conference of the Birds  and  (Hussein Rashid’s blogs)
Jonathan A. C. Brown, Hadith:  Muhammad's Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World
Jonathan A. C. Brown, Muhammad:  A Very Short Introduction
Farid Esack, On Being Muslim
Wael B. Hallaq, An Introduction to Islamic Law
Wael B. Hallaq, The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law
Mohja Kahf, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf:  A Novel, Public Affairs, 2006
Joseph Lumbard, Submission, Faith, and Beauty:  The Religion of Islam
Ingrid Mattson, The Story of the Qur'an:  Its History and Place in Muslim Life
Sachito Murata & William T. Chittick, Vision of Islam
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, The Heart of Islam:  Enduring Values for Humanity
Eboo Patel, Acts of Faith:  The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, Beacon 2008
Tariq Ramadan, In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad.
Annemarie Schimmel, And Muhammad is His Messenger:  The Veneration of the Prophet in Islamic Piety
Annemarie Schimmel, Mystical Dimensions of Islam
Barbara Stowasser, Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation
W. Montgomery Watt, Muhammad:  Prophet and Statesman
G.  Willow Wilson, The Butterfly Mosque

III. Christianity
Nora Gallagher, Things Seen and Unseen:  A Year Lived in Faith
Peter Gomes, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus:  What’s So Good About the Good News
Anne LaMott,  Travelling Mercies:  Some Thoughts on Faith
Kathleen Norris, The Cloister Walk
Marilynne Robinson, Gilead: A Novel
IV. Judaism
Firestone, Reuven. Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Judaism for Muslims, The American Jewish Committee and Ktav Publishing House, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey. (2001)
Arthur Green, These Are the Words:  A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life
Arthur Green, Radical Judaism
Moshe Halbertal, People of the Book: Canon, Authority and Meaning (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997)
Yossi K. Halevi – At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden:  A Jew’s Search for God with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land.
Arthur Hertzberg, The Jews in America
Abraham J. Heschel, The Earth is the Lord’s and The Sabbath
Judith Kates and Gail Twersky Reimer, Reading Ruth:  Contemporary Women Reclaim a Sacred Story
Danya Ruttenberg, Surprised by God:  How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Religion
Michael Strassfeld. et al The First Jewish Catalog:  A Do-It-Yourself Kit,
Michael Strassfeld, Jewish Holidays, HarperCollins, 1993
Michael Strassfeld, A Book of Life: Embracing Judaism as a Spiritual Practice
Michael Strassfeld et al. The Second Jewish Catalog:  Sources and Resources
Michael Strassfeld et al, The Third Jewish Catalog:  Creating Community:  With a Cumulative Index to All 3 Catalogs
Joseph Telushkin, Jewish Literacy
Joseph Telushkin, Jewish Wisdom
Arthur Waskow, Godwrestling, Round 2:  Ancient Wisdom, Future Paths
Sheila Weinberg, Surprisingly Happy:  An Atypical Religious Memoir
V. Israeli-Palestinian History
Learning Each Other’s Historical Narratives: Palestinians and Israelis,
Sandy Tolan, The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle East, Bloomsbury, 2007   The bitterlemons publications reflect a joint Palestinian-Israeli effort to promote a civilized exchange of views about the Israel-Arab conflict and additional Middle East issues among a broad spectrum of participants. The bitterlemons publications are produced, edited and in some cases written by Ghassan Khatib, a Palestinian, and Yossi Alpher, an Israeli. Complete organizational and institutional symmetry is maintained between the Palestinian and Israeli partners.
Laurel Holliday, Children of Israel, Children of Palestine:  Our Own True Stories

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