Top Books For New Muslims

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    Islam Guide

    God has supported His last Prophet Muhammad  with many miracles and much evidence which proves that he is a true Prophet sent by God. Also, God has supported His last revealed book, the Holy Qur’an, with many miracles that prove that this Qur’an is the literal word of God, revealed by Him, and that […]

Islam Guide

God has supported His last Prophet Muhammad  with many miracles and much evidence which proves that he is a true Prophet sent by God. Also, God has supported His last revealed book, the Holy Qur’an, with many miracles that prove that this Qur’an is the literal word of God, revealed by Him, and that it was not authored by any human being. This chapter discusses some of this evidence.

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Being Muslim: A Practical Guide by Asad Tarsin

Being Muslim: A Practical Guide serves as a great introduction to the beliefs and practices of Islam. The author does a good job of not venturing into abstract theoretical aspects of Islam which can be overwhelming. This book focuses on practical and important topics that can help new Muslims better understand and practice Islam.

How to Pray: A Step-by-Step Guide to Prayer in Islam by Mustafa Umar

New Muslims are always in need to learn the prayer which can seem very overwhelming. This is a simple and concise guide that teaches the basics of prayer. The book is written for people who don’t know how to pray yet and will be beneficial to those who aren’t sure whether they learned it correctly. This book teaches the prayers by providing clear and simple descriptions of how to pray along with pictures to make sure each part is understood correctly. There is also a chapter on the meanings of prayer. While it is always better to learn the prayer from another learned Muslim, this book serves as a great reference for learning the basics of prayer.

The New Muslim Guide by Fahd Salem Bahammam

This book is perhaps one of the most helpful books for new Muslims. The New Muslim Guide is the first of its kind that is written in the English language and geared directly toward new Muslims. It covers a vast array of topics such as prayer, charity, dress, family, belief, food and drink. This book is highly recommended as a first read for new Muslims.

Gardens of the Righteous (Riyad-us-Saliheen) by Imam Nawawi

This book is a compilation of the Prophet’s statements and narrations. The book was compiled by Imam al-Nawawi, one of Islamic history’s greatest scholars. The new Muslim will find this work helpful, insightful, and an excellent place to start for someone interested in learning the statements of the Prophet, peace be upon him.

The Qur’an (Oxford World’s Classics) translated by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

Most translations of the Qurʾān are difficult to read because of their use of old British English. This Qurʾān is easy to read, makes the meaning accessible, and also has a good introduction by the translator. While no translation is perfect, this is one of the better translations of the Qurʾān.