Books by Michael Muhammad Knight

WHY I AM A SALAFI by Michael Muhammad Knight
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A vigorous treatment of how the sacred, in all its multifarious forms, continues to exercise power, even if sometimes it just feels like 'we're arguing over what the mystery god intended to say in his address to a mystic in a cave some fifteen centuries ago.'"
Knight (Tripping with Allah: Islam, Drugs, and Writing, 2013, etc.) traverses the scenic highways of Islamic history, seeking paths that connect him to Muhammad. Read full book review >
TRIPPING WITH ALLAH by Michael Muhammad Knight
Released: March 1, 2013

"William James, suffice it to say, would probably be appalled at first, and then fascinated."
A personal quest into the intersection of Islam and mind-altering drugs. Read full book review >
WHY I AM A FIVE PERCENTER by Michael Muhammad Knight
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"An insider's view of a largely unknown belief system woven tightly with the author's own journey of spiritual discovery."
Thorough investigation of a misunderstood branch of the Nation of Islam, seen through a white Muslim's perspective. Read full book review >
JOURNEY TO THE END OF ISLAM by Michael Muhammad Knight
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"An occasionally scattershot but unique religious journey."
A contentious author and college speaker embarks on an international road trip to explore Islamic holy sites and modern mythologies. Read full book review >