What are the best books by Islamic scholars?

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    #1Stories of the Prophets

    Stories of the Prophets
    Stories of the Prophets is a historically researched book written by Hafiz Ibn Kathir as part of the classic works of the Al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah. It is a narration of the lives of the Prophets of Islam.
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    Kai Long
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "While I am not the biggest fan of historically researched books, this one is different. It has other stories you can take part in. The Islamic scholars caught my attention and made me tell my friends about this title!"
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    #2The Valley Came Alive

    The Valley Came Alive
    The Valley Came Alive is an Islamic classic written by the scholar Al-Bidayah wan Nihayah. It was translated by Darussalam. It is a biography of the life of the Islam prophet and icon, Muhammad.
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    Albert Hicks
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "Al-Bidayah wan Nihayah issues a book 271 pages of the life of the prophet Muhammad. Its a great read of Muslims and those exploring different cultures/religions."
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    #3200 Golden Hadiths

    200 Golden Hadiths

    200 Golden Hadith is a book by Abdul Malik Mujahid. It is a combined collection of 200 short sating by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

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    Amy Hayes
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "I'm not sure if I would say this is the "best" book available. It's not that popular but does have 4.5 star reviews. I would be willing to try it out if I was looking for this subject."
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    #4Do Not Become Angry

    Do Not Become Angry

    Do Not Become Angry is a book by Darussalam Publishers that gives instructions on how to be calm. With the help of Allah's words, the cure to angry emotions will be found. 

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    Danielle Silva
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "I was looking for a great book by an Islamic scholar, since Islam really interests me. I found out about Do Not Become Angry from a teacher. It's a book that gives you instructions about how to calm yourself and relax, with the help of Allah's words. It's a very relaxing book and goes deep into the rules and ways of Islam. Really recommend this one."
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    #5Riyad-us-Saliheen

    Riyad-us-Saliheen

    Riyad-us-Saliheen is a two-volume study on the history of Islam and its effect on some parts of the world. It was written by Imam Al-Nawawi and was translated by Dr. Muhammad Amin and Abu Usamah Al-Arabi.

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    Joseph Barnett
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This book tells the history of islam, I strongly recommend it, if you want to learn more about islam."
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    #6Be Patient & Paradise Will Be Yours

    Be Patient & Paradise Will Be Yours

    Be Patient & Paradise Will Be Yours is a book by Darussalam Publishers that gives advice on how the success can be achieved through patience, faith, and hard work. The sadi success is applicable both here and in the afterlife. 

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    Keith Jordan
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Sometimes a fresher perspective is what is needed when it comes to religion and life matters. While the book is very short and only found in ebook format, it is a good read and the author does give some spiritual fulfillment without sounding pretentious."
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    #7Winning the Hearts & Souls

    Winning the Hearts & Souls
    Winning the Hearts & Souls is a biography of the prophet Muhammad written by Al-Bidayah wan Nihayah, one of the most credible sources in Islam history. It is translated by Darussalam Publishing.
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    Grace Brewer
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Winning the Hearts & Souls by Al-Bidayah wan Nihayah is a biography of the prophet Muhammad. It gives you the complete history in an easy to read, translated book."
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    #8Holy Makkah: Brief History, Geography & Hajj Guide

    Holy Makkah: Brief History, Geography & Hajj Guide
    Holy Makkah is a book by Shaikh Safiur and Rahman Mubarakpuri that elaborates the different aspects of Makkah. Black stone and  Zamzam Well are the other two topics related to Makkah that is mentioned. 
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    Judy Phillips
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "If someone is looking for a good book by an Islamic scholar, then I highly recommend History of Makkah written by Safiur-Rahman Mubarakpuri. This is a somewhat short book but you will learn a lot about the holy city named Makkah. "
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    #9Stories of Repentant People

    Stories of Repentant People
    Stories of Repentant People is a history book written by scholar and preacher Muhammad Al Areefi. It was published by Darussalam in 2014. It is about the lives of exemplary Muslims who lived by the rules of Qu'ran.
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    Donald Rodriguez
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Stories of Repentant People is my favorite and the best book by an Islamic scholar. It was written by Muhammad Al Areefi it follows exemplary Muslims who lived by Qu'ran and lived there life by that."
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    #10Scientific Miracles in The Oceans and Animals

    Scientific Miracles in The Oceans and Animals
    Scientific Miracles in The Oceans and Animals is a book written by Yusuf Al Hajj Ahmad. It was published Darussalam in 2013. It is about the importance of Qu'ran in the evolution of life in the water.
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    Kyle Barrett
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "There is simply no way to rate this . It is written by a MUslim with refereces to Kuran and water and life but is it amiong the best,. That is a stretcf. Giving it the benefit of the doubnt I would rate it middling "
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    #11The Forgotten Queens Of Islam

    The Forgotten Queens Of Islam

    The Forgotten Queens Of Islam is a history book written by Fatima Mernissi. It was first published in July 1997. It details the lives and the reigns of 15 Islamic queens in history.

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    Alexander Rivera
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The best books by Islamic scholars include "The Forgotten Queens Of Islam", which is a history book that details the lives and reigns of 15 Islamic queens in history. With an average customer rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 5 Amazon customer reviews, I would recommend this book."
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    #12The Alchemy of Happiness

    The Alchemy of Happiness

    The Alchemy of Happiness is a guidebook authored by Al Ghazzali. It was published in Kindle form in 2016. It is about how Muslims can look for happiness while following Islamic law.

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    Devansh Mehta
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Very interesting! Follow this clear story of how muslims can follow the strict law of islam and be happy, something you'd think would be impossible listening to the news. "
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    #13Muhammad

    Muhammad

    Muhammad: Man and Prophet is a historical biography book by Adil Salahi. This version is a revised edition from the Islamic Foundation. It is designed to introduce Muhammad to non-Muslims.

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    Ruth Walters
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The solution is interesting and readers will love it."

Summary

Best What are the best books by Islamic scholars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Stories of the ProphetsBooks 44 Paid
2The Valley Came AliveBooks 41 Paid
3200 Golden HadithsBooks 37 Paid
4Do Not Become AngryBooks 34 Paid
5Riyad-us-SaliheenBooks 33 Paid
6Be Patient & Paradise Will Be YoursBooks 31 Paid
7Winning the Hearts & SoulsBooks 28 Paid
8Holy Makkah: Brief History, Geography & Hajj GuideBooks 26 Paid
9Stories of Repentant PeopleBooks 14 Paid
10Scientific Miracles in The Oceans and AnimalsBooks 9 Paid
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