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Module Reading List

Academic Development Through the Study of the Abrahamic Faiths, 2019/20, Semester 1
Samar Al Afandi
s.al-afandi@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
  1. READING LISTS

Essential Reading (see below for digital extracts)

Algar, H. 1989. God and his attributes : lessons on Islamic doctrine ISBN: 1871031079 (pbk). Potomac, MD: Islamic Education Center.

Khalidi, T. 2001. The Muslim Jesus : sayings and stories in Islamic literature ISBN: 0674004779. Cambridge: Harvard University Press

Kuschel, K.J. 1995. Abraham : a symbol of hope for Jews, Christians and Muslims ISBN: 0334025672. London: SCM

Shaikh, A.B. 2017. Unity, prophecy and eschatology in the Abrahamic religions ISBN: 9786202345903. Noor Publishing: Munich.

Smith, S.M. 2001. The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel’s polytheistic background and the Ugaratic Texts. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Ward, K. 1974. The concept of God ISBN: 0631155406, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing

 

Further Recommended Reading

Gnuse, R. 1997 No other Gods : emergent Monotheism in Israel ISBN: 1850756570. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Harrison, V.S. 2009. Religion and Modern Thought. SCM Press: London.

Inbody, T. 2005. The faith of the Christian church : an introduction to theology ISBN: 0802841511 (pbk. : alk. paper). Michigan: W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.

Marshall, D. 1999. God, Muḥammad and the Unbelievers: A Qurānic Study. Richmond: Curzon Press.

Parke-Taylor, G. H. 1975. (Yehovah) = Yahweh : the divine name in the Bible ISBN: 0889200130; 0889200149 (pbk). Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press

Torrance, T.F. 1996. The Christian doctrine of God, one being three persons. Edinburgh: T&T Clark

 

Study Skills resources

There are a number of study skills guides available, both in the library and online. Try to find a resource that suits you. The following are suggested sources.

Remember to be selective. You don’t need to read the whole text at once. Instead, pick a topic that is relevant to you at the moment. There are a few digitised chapters at the end of this list for easy access. 

Cottrell, S. 2013. The study skills handbook. 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Ebook].

Cottrell, S. 2012. The exam skills handbook: achieving peak performance. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cottrell, S and Morris, N. 2012. Study skills connected : using technology to support your studies ISBN: 9781137019455 (pbk.) : £12.99; 113701945X (pbk.) : £12.99. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Godfrey, Jeanne. 2013. How to use your reading in your essays. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Greenbaum, S. and Nelson. G. An introduction to English grammar. 3rd ed. Harlow: Longman, 2009.

Greetham, B. 2013. How to write better essays. 3rd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hargreaves, S and Crabb, J. 2016. Study skills for students with dyslexia : support for specific learning differences (SpLDs) ISBN: 9781473925137 (pbk.) : £20.99. 3rd edition. Los Angeles: Sage.  

McMillan, K. and Weyers, J. 2011. How to succeed in exams & assessments. 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education. [Ebook]

McMillan, K & Weyers, J. 2013. How to improve your critical thinking & reflective skills [electronic resource] ISBN: 0273773356; 9780273773351. Harlow: Pearson Education. [Ebook]

Patrick, A. 2015. The Dyspraxic Learner: Strategies for Success. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. [Ebook]

Rose, J. 2013. The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing. 3rd Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Digitised reading

The following excerpts are digitised and available by clicking the link.

Judaism

  1. Parke-Taylor, G. H. 1975 (Yehovah) = Yahweh : the divine name in the Bible. Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, pp.4-20.  
  2. Nielsen, K. 1978.Yahweh as prosecutor and judge : an investigation of the prophetic lawsuit (Rîb-pattern) ISBN: 0905774086; 0905774132. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, p.14, pp.77-78.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  3. Becking, B and M. Dijkstra. 2001.Only one god? : Monotheism in ancient Israel and the veneration of the goddess. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, pp.82-84.  
  4. Gnuse, R. 1997.No other Gods : emergent Monotheism in Israel ISBN: 1850756570, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. pp.180-205.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 
  5. Kuschel, K.J. 1995. Abraham : a symbol of hope for Jews, Christians and Muslims ISBN: 0334025672London: SCM, pp.3-29. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   
  6. Smith, S.M. 2001.The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel’s polytheistic background and the Ugaratic Texts. New York: Oxford University Press, pp.145-148.  

Christianity

  1. Kasper, W. 1984.The God of Jesus Christ. London: SCM Press Ltd, pp.4-5.  
  2. Ward, K. 1974.The concept of God ISBN: 0631155406. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp.181-201.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 
  3. Inbody, T. 2005.The faith of the Christian church : an introduction to theology ISBN: 0802841511 (pbk. : alk. paper). Michigan: W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, pp.188-199.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  4. Bray, G. 1993. The doctrine of God ISBN: 0851118909. Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, pp.125-126 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .  
  5. Torrance, T.F. 1996. The Christian Doctrine of God: One Being Three Persons. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, pp.137-153.  
  6. Carmichael, C.M. 1996. The story of Creation : its origin and its interpretation in Philo and the Fourth Gospel ISBN: 0801432618 (alk. paper). London: Cornell University Press, pp.32-40.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Islam

  1. Algar, H. 1989.God and his attributes : lessons on Islamic doctrine ISBN: 1871031079 (pbk). Potomac, MD: Islamic Education Center, pp.97-98, 121.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (fad 22/08/2018) 
  2. Brown, D. 2004. A New Introduction to Islam. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, pp.146-147 [Ebook].
  3. Khalidi, T. 2001. The Muslim Jesus : sayings and stories in Islamic literature ISBN: 0674004779. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. 9-17.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  4. Kister, 1990. M.J.Society and religion from Jāhiliyya to Islam ISBN: 0860782778 . Great Yarmouth: Gaillard Printers, pp.33-37. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   
  5. Lecker, M. 1998.Jews and Arabs in pre- and early Islamic Arabia ISBN: 0860787842 (hb). Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp.332-342.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  6. Marshall, D. 1999.God, Muḥammad and the Unbelievers: A Qurānic Study. Richmond: Curzon Press, p.167.  

Skills

  1. Bassott, B. 2013. The reflective journal: Capturing your learning for personal and professional development. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 3-20.  
  2. Godfrey, Jeanne. 2013. How to use your reading in your essays. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.9-23 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   
  3. Rose, J. 2013. The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing. 3rd Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 19-57.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

This list was last updated on 16/08/2018