Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3046: Islam, Muslims and the Environment

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Abdul-Matin, Ibrahim. Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010

Ahmad, Akhtaruddin. Islam and the Environmental Crisis. London: Ta-Ha Publishers, 1998.

Albrecht, Jamie. Muslim American Environmentalism: An Emerging Environmental Movement in America and its Implications. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011

Cahan, Jean. Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation. Anthem Press India, 2017

Davis, Diana, and Edmund Burke, eds. Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East and North Africa. Ohio University Press, 2011

Faruqui, Naser, Asit Biswas, and Murad Bino, eds. Water Management in Islam. Tokyo, Japan: United Nations University Press, 2001

Foltz, Richard C., Azizan Baharuddin, and Frederick M. Denny, eds. Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust. Cambridge, Mass.: Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, 2003 

Foltz, Richard. ed. Environmentalism in the Muslim World. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2005

Gade, Anna M. Muslim Environmentalisms: Religious and Social Foundations. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019

Haleem, Harfiya Abdel, ed. Islam and the Environment. London: Ta-Ha Publishers, 1998. 

Hancock, Rosemary. Islamic environmentalism: activism in the United States and Great Britain. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018

Husaini, S. Waqar Ahmad. Islamic Environmental Systems Engineering. London: Macmillan, 1980 

Izzi Dien, Mawil. The Environmental Dimensions of Islam. Cambridge: Lutterworth, 2000 

Allan, John Anthony and Chibli Mallat. Water in the Middle East: legal, political and commercial implications. London: Tauris Academic Studies, 1996

Khalid, Fazlun, and Joanne O’Brien, eds. Islam and Ecology. New York: Cassell, 1992

Khalid, Fazlun. Signs on the Earth: Islam, Modernity and the Climate Crisis. Markfield: Kube Publishing, 2019

Masri, Al-Hafiz. Animal Welfare in Islam. Markfield: Islamic Foundation, 2007

Mikhail, Alan, ed. Water on sand: environmental histories of the Middle East and North Africa. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013

Verhoeven, Harry, ed. Environmental politics in the Middle East: local struggles, global connections. London: C. Hurst. 2018