Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy
Posted on May 10, 2015 12:10
Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy
A "lucid, learned and engaging book" - Karen Armstrong, The Sunday Times, Aug. 10

"Erudite and provocative" - Eric Ormsby, The Literary Review, Aug. 2014


"Brown possesses formidable knowledge of premodern Muslim scholars who sought to preserve accounts of Muhammad’s teachings and practices… MISQUOTING MUHAMMAD sheds light on the considerable dynamism and sophistication within the Sunni tradition.” - The Washington Post 

"An inside view into how key controversial aspects of Islam took shape." Asian Art Newspaper

"There aren't many books on Islam where the Prophet Muhammad and Martin Scorsese appear together… helpful for the lay reader"- Independent

"Lucid, learned and engaging." - Karen Armstrong, Sunday Times


"Erudite and provocative… compelling" - Literary Review

"Eminently qualified....Brown eloquently parses Islam's rich interpretive tradition." - Kirkus Reviews

"Superb...an essential read for anyone seeking to understand Islam and the Muslim world...fascinating." - Tribune