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Francis E. Peters

Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies , Religious Studies

Ph.D. 1961, Princeton.

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Islamic history and religion; comparative Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

  • The First Frontier: The Christian and Muslim War in Spain (in progress)
  • The Voice, The Word The Books. The Sacred Scriptures of the Jews, Christians and Muslims (Princeton University Press, 2008)
  • The Children op Abraham. A New Edition (Princeton University Press, 2006)
  • The Monotheists. Jews Christians and Muslims in Conflict and Competition (Princeton University Press, 2005)
  • Islam: A Guide for Jews and Christians (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003)
  • The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition, 2 vols. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003)
  • Muhammad and the Origins of Islam (Albany: SUNY Press, 1994)
  • The Hajj: The Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca and the Holy Places (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994)
  • Mecca and the Hijaz: A Literary History of the Muslim Holy Land (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994)
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: The Classical Texts and Their Interpretations, 3 vols. (Princeton: Princeton University Press)
  • Jerusalem and Mecca: The Typology of the Holy City in the Near East (New York: New York University Press, 1987)
  • Jerusalem: Holy City in the Eyes of Chroniclers, Visitors, Pilgrims, and Prophets from the Days of Abraham to the Beginnings of Modern Times (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985)
Updated on 10/22/2015