1. Kiser, John W. Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader (1808-1883), A Story of True Jihad, Monkfish Book Publishing Co., 2008
  2. Elsa Marston adopted Kiser’s book for middle and high school students, entitled The Compassionate Warrior: Abdelkader of Algeria published by Wisdom Tales, 2013.
  3. Khan, Daisy WISEUP, Knowledge Ends Extremism


Other Selected Readings

  1. Bouyerdene, Ahmed. Emir Abdelkader: Hero and Saint of Islam. World Wisdom, 2012.
  2. Churchill, Charles-Henry. The Life of Abd el Kader, ex Sultan of the Arabs of Algeria. Chapman Hall, 1867.
  3. Danziger, Raphael. Abd al-Qadir and the Algerians. Holmes and Meier, 1977.
  4. DeTocqueville, Alexis. Writings on Empire and Slavery (translated by Jennifer Pitts) Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
  5. Kiser, John W. The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love and Terror in Algeria. St. Martins Press, 2003
  6. Kiser, John W. Lessons From An Arab Warrior
  7. Hourani, Albert. Islam in European Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  8. Johnston, Douglas, Religion Terror and Error: American Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2011.
  9. Nasr, Hossein. Man and Nature, The Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man. Chicago: ABC International Group Inc, 1997.