A few new books added to our sidebar items.
One is on mystical poetry and symbolism in Islamic literatures, by Annemarie Schimmel.
Another is a theoretical framework for understanding some of the issues plaguing Muslim majority societies. It covers a wide-range of disciplines including religion, economics and history.
The newest one is a discussion of the stories of Joseph/Yusuf found in the Hebrew Bible and in the Qur’an.