Monographs, Translated Texts & Edited Works
Pilgrims and Pilgrimage (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015), in progress.
(ed.) Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations (London: Routledge, 2015), in progress.
(ed.) Muslim-Jewish Relations in Past and Present: A Kaleidoscopic View, ed. with Camilla Adang (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2015), in progress.
(ed.) al-Tirmidhī, Bayān al-Farq bayn al-Ṣadr wal-Qalb wal-Fuʾād wal-Lubb, 2nd revised ed. (Amman: Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, 2012).
(ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Medieval Islamic Civilization, 2 vols. (New York and Oxford: Routledge Publishers, 2005).
(trans.) A Lonely Wayfarer’s Guide to Pilgrimage: ‘Alī ibn Abī Bakr al-Harawī’s Kitāb al-Ishārāt ilā Ma‘rifat al-Ziyārāt with critical introduction and Arabic text (Princeton: Darwin Press, 2004).
Culture and Memory in Medieval Islam: Essays in Honour of Wilferd Madelung, co-edited with Farhad Daftary (London: I.B. Tauris, 2003).
The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).
“A Late Medieval Syrian Pilgrimage Guide: Ibn al-Hawrānī’s Al-Ishārāt ilā Amakin al-Ziyārāt (Guide to Pilgrimage Places),” Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue, 7 (2001), pp. 3-78.
Articles, Book Chapters & Essays
“Historical Themes-Medieval (Middle East and North Africa)”, with Norman Stillman, Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations (London: Routledge, 2015), in progress.
“The Cult of Saints and Pilgrimage,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Abrahamic Religions, edited by Guy Stroumsa and Adam Silverstein, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), in progress.
“Muslims and Jews,” Oxford Bibliographies On-line, Oxford University Press, 2013, in press.
“Reevaluating the Role of Islamic Civilization in Europe and the Middle East,” in Islam, Knowledge, and Innovation (Washington, D.C.: British Council and the Prince Alwalid bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University, 2012), pp. 15-16. http://www.britishcouncil.org/new/PageFiles/16695/IslamKnowledgeInnovation.pdf
“Pilgrimage to the Prophet Ezekiel’s Shrine in Iraq: A Symbol of Muslim-Jewish Relations,” Perspectives (Woolf Institute), Spring 2012, pp. 22-25: http://www.academia.edu/attachments/15593188/download_file
Entries on “Saladin,” “‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi,” and “‘Ali b. Abi Bakr al-Harawi,” in The I.B. Tauris Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Civilization, edited by Muhammad A. S. Abdel Haleem, Mustafa A. A. Shah (London: I.B. Tauris, 2013), in press.
Entry on “Ibn Battuta,” Oxford Bibliographies On-line, Oxford University Press, August 2010.
Entries on “Pilgrimage and Religious Travel in Islam,” and “Ka‘ba,” Oxford Bibliographies On-line, Oxford University Press, July 2009.
“Relics of Piety and Power in Medieval Islam,” Past and Present (Oxford University Press), Supplement 5 (2010), pp. 97-120. http://past.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/gtq014?ijkey=yYtaRFal9BaOqcL&keytype=ref
“Memorializing the Sacred in the Islamic Civilization Context,” Islamica Magazine, 15 (2006).
“Introduction,” Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (New York and Oxford: Routledge Publishers, 2005), 1:xii-xiii. http://cw.routledge.com/ref/middleages/Islamic/introduction.html
“Al-Harawī, ‘Alī ibn Abī Bakr,” Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (New York and London: Routledge Publishers, 2005), 1:313-314.
“Pilgrimage,” Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (New York and London: Routledge Publishers, 2005), 2:613-614.
“Ritual and the Qur’an,” Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an (Brill), 4:484-98.
“Hagiography (Islamic),” Dictionary of the Middle Ages (Supplement i), pp. 253-56.
“Ziyāra,” (7th – 18th c.), Encyclopaedia of Islam (New edition), 11:524-29.
Brief introductory essay to a collection of position statements presented at a thematic conversation panel on “Issues in Teaching and Research in Medieval Islamic Studies,” Middle East Studies Association annual meeting. Al-‘Usūr al-Wustā: The Bulletin of Middle East Medievalists, April 2001.
“The Etiquette of Devotion in the Islamic Cult of Saints,” in The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown, edited by James Howard-Johnston and Paul A. Hayward (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 263-86.
“Re-appropriating Sacred Space: Medieval Jews and Muslims Seeking Elijah and al-Khadir,” Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue, 5 (1999), pp. 237-64.
“The Islamic Cult of Saints and Medieval Popular Culture,” Al-‘Usūr al-Wustā: The Bulletin of Middle East Medievalists, October 1999, pp. 34-35, 44.
“Aspects of Baraka (Blessings) and Ritual Devotion among Medieval Muslims and Jews,” in a special issue of Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue, 5 (1999), pp. 46-69.
Review Essays & White Papers
“Book Publishing in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies: Technological Academic Solutions for Scholars and Academic Publishers,” Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, 42 (2009):
“The Changing Face of Medieval Near Eastern Studies: Challenges and Strategies,” Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Winter 1999, pp. 164-68.