The Qur'an Bookshelf


  • Asad, M. (1980) The Message of the Qur’an (Dar al-Andalus)


  • Barlas, A. (2002) “Believing Women” in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an (University of Texas Press)
  • Neuwirth, A. & Sells, M. A. [Eds.] (2016) Qur'anic Studies Today (Routledge)
  • Rippin, A. & Mojaddedi, J. [Eds.] (2017) Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an (Wiley Blackwell)
  • Saeed, A. (2008) The Qur'an: An Introduction (Routledge)
  • Saeed, A. (2005) Interpreting the Qur'an: Towards a Contemporary Approach (Routledge)
  • Lawrence, B. (2006) The Qur'an: A Biography (Atlantic Books)
  • Wadud, A. (1999) Qur’an and Women: 2nd Edition (Oxford University Press)


  • Ali, K. (2006) Sexual Ethics in Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence (Oneworld)
  • An-Naisaburi, A. (2005) Reasons of Revelation of the Glorious Quran (Darul Ishaat)
  • Asad, M. (1980) The Message of the Qur’an (Dar al-Andalus)
  • Ayoub, M. (1984/1992) The Qur'an and Its Interpreters: 2 volumes (State University of New York Press )
  • Barazangi, N. H. (2005) Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading (University Press of Florida)
  • Boullata, I. J. (2009) Literary Structures of Religious Meaning in the Qu'ran (Routledge)
  • Denffer, A. Von (1983) 'Ulum Al-Qur'an (The Islamic Foundation)
  • Ernst, C. (2012) How to Read the Qur'an: A New Guide, with Select Translations (Edinburgh University Press)
  • Esack, F. (1997) Qur'an, Liberation and Pluralism (Oneworld)
  • Esack, F. (1999) The Qur'an: A Short Introduction (One World)
  • Gatje, H. (1996) The Qur'an and Its Exegesis (Oneworld)
  • Haleem, M. A, (2001) Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Styles (I. B. Taurus)
  • Jones, A. (2005) Arabic Through the Qur'an (The Islamic Texts Society)
  • Leaman, O. (2016) The Qur'an: A Philosophical Guide (Bloomsbury Academic)
  • McAuliffe, J. D. [Ed.] (2006) The Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an (Cambridge University Press)
  • Nelson, K. (2001) The Art of Reciting the Qur'an (The American University in Cairo Press)
  • Rahman, F. (2009) Major Themes of the Qur'an: Second Edition (University of Chicago Press)
  • Sands, K. (2008) Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam (Routledge)
  • Sardar, Z. (2011) Reading the Qur'an (Hurst and Company)
  • Sells, M. (1999) Approaching the Qur'an: Early Revelations (White Cloud)
  • Seoharvi, M. H. R. (2004) Qasasul Qur'an: Stories from The Qur'an (2 volumes) (Darul-Ishaat)
  • Stowasser, B. F. (1994) Women in the Qur’an: Traditions and Interpretations (Oxford University Press)
  • Taji-Farouki, Suha [Ed.] (2006) Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the Qur'an (Oxford University Press)
  • Zayd, Nasr Abű (2004) Rethinking the Qur'an: Towards a Humanistic Hermeneutics (Humanistics University Press)

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