Finding Jesus among Muslims includes numerous resources to assist readers on the journey of interreligious dialogue. To complement the guidelines on Muslim-Christian engagement and the recommended readings provided in the book’s appendices, this portion of the website houses links to books, movies, and articles related to Islam, interfaith dialogue, and Islamophobia. It is updated periodically, and when appropriate, resources will be cross-posted under multiple sub-headings.
Muslims: Meeting ordinary believers and learning from experts
- Survey of American Muslims: Conducted by Pew in 2017, this survey paints an broad picture of American Muslims’ views, concerns and experiences today.
- How Muslims, Often Misunderstood, Are Thriving in America: A helpful overview including numerous statistics, by NPR’s Leila Fadel in National Geographic
- ‘Women of Islamic Studies’ data base: Are you looking for an expert to have appear on your radio show, to interview for a news article, or to speak to your class or church community? Consult this extensive list of female scholars of Islam.
Islam: Encountering the faith tradition of Muslims
- Film: “Muhammad: The Messenger of God”: An Iranian-made film about the life of the Prophet Muhammad. The film is in Persian, with English subtitles.
- Video: Virtual tour: Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem
Interfaith dialogue & the Catholic Church
- Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II declaration on other religions. (Another translation can be found here.)
- Pope Francis on interfaith dialogue, Select quotes compiled by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
- Vatican Council and papal statements on Islam, Select quotes compiled by USCCB
Islamophobia: Prejudice and discrimination against Muslims
- Resisting Islamophobia is the Catholic thing to do, by Fr. Michael Calabria, OFG
- Why This Photographer Set Out to Break Muslim Stereotypes, in National Geographic
- How Catholics Should Respond to Alt-Right Islamophobia (VIDEO), talk at Catholic University
- Same As It Ever Was, an essay about anti-Arab stereotypes in the media, by Philip Metres
Improving our media literacy
- 3 reasons Christians shouldn’t ask Muslims to condemn terrorism, by Todd Green
- One year after the travel ban, I’m not your American Muslim, a piece about why we shouldn’t only defend Muslims through a “national security frame,” by Imam Omar Suleiman
- #BlackMuslimReads: A hashtag where you can find countless books about Black Muslims in the United States and beyond
- ‘Women of Islamic Studies’ database
- Oxford Islamic Studies Online database