Controversial Books for muis_resource_centre

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.266 3.39 The Meaning of the Glorious Qur'an by Marmaduke William Pickthall
1.233 2.2 A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam by I. A. Ibrahim
1.204 3.61 Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics by Reinhold Niebuhr
1.124 3.65 The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephen R. Covey
1.098 4.22 Catechism of the Catholic Church by US Conference of Catholic Bishops
1.093 3.89 The Qur'an (Abdel Haleem) by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
1.093 3.81 The Holy Qur'an (Abdullah Yusuf Ali ∙ 1934) by al-Qur'an
1.075 3.56 The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
1.05 3.69 Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World by Karen Armstrong
1.044 3.64 The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey D. Sachs
1.035 3.58 The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
1.034 3.69 Winning with People: Discover the People Principles that Work for You Every Time by John C. Maxwell
1.018 3.12 Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
1.008 3.63 Six Thinking Hats by Edward De Bono
1.006 3.91 Zen Buddhism by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
0.997 3.9 The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
0.995 3.86 Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way by Richard Branson
0.989 3.97 Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! by Anthony Robbins
0.98 3.73 The Analects by Confucius
0.98 4.35 The Message of the Qur'an (Asad, 1980) by Muhammad Asad
0.977 3.54 Al Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern by John Gray
0.977 3.71 The Caged Virgin by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
0.975 3.9 Orientalism by Edward W. Said
0.974 3.88 Post-Capitalist Society by Peter F. Drucker
0.962 3.64 The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman
0.952 3.95 Magritte by Jacques Meuris
0.947 3.4 Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World by Benjamin Barber
0.946 3.39 The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century by George Friedman
0.943 3.92 Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism by Kurt Rudolph
0.939 3.37 Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People's Minds by Howard Gardner
0.936 4.16 Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget
0.933 3.72 Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
0.927 3.74 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
0.926 4.04 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab Nye
0.924 3.86 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong
0.924 3.9 Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad Yunus
0.92 4.1 From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzun
0.919 3.68 Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers by Kwame Anthony Appiah
0.916 3.83 Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D. Putnam
0.913 3.59 House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties by Craig Unger
0.91 4.15 Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journeys of a Sceptical Muslim by Ziauddin Sardar
0.909 4.19 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
0.908 3.61 The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West by Gilles Kepel
0.901 3.93 Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work by John C. Maxwell
0.891 3.93 Terror in the Mind of God by Mark Juergensmeyer
0.888 3.66 Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches by John W. Cresswell
0.886 4.17 Operation World by Patrick Johnstone
0.883 3.76 Competing for the Future by Gary Hamel
0.882 4.05 The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills
0.88 3.6 The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity by Tariq Ali
0.878 3.7 Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph E. Stiglitz
0.877 3.77 Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective by Amina Wadud
0.876 3.59 Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in a Modern Muslim Society by Fatima Mernissi
0.875 4.16 The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer
0.874 3.89 The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam by Fatima Mernissi
0.867 4.12 The Nag Hammadi Library in English, Third, Completely Revised Edition by James M. Robinson
0.858 4.26 The Bible with Sources Revealed by Richard Elliott Friedman
0.856 4 The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas that Have Shaped Our World View by Richard Tarnas
0.856 3.48 What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East by Bernard Lewis
0.85 3.73 A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani
0.85 3.5 Inside the kingdom by Carmen Bin Ladin
0.85 3.54 One World: the Ethics of Globalization by Peter Singer
0.843 3.98 Plagues and Peoples by William H. McNeill
0.834 3.92 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
0.826 3.63 Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong
0.819 3.9 Documents of the Christian Church by Henry Bettenson
0.817 3.88 Standing Alone: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam by Asra Nomani
0.817 4.03 Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
0.806 3.4 Understanding Islam by Thomas W. Lippman
0.8 4.51 Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by George Weigel
0.796 3.73 Islam: The Straight Path by John L. Esposito
0.788 4.3 The Venture of Islam, Volume 1: The Classical Age of Islam by Marshall G. S. Hodgson
0.786 4.1 Cave in the Snow: Tenzin Palmo's Quest for Enlightenment by Vicki Mackenzie
0.785 3.62 The Koran: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Cook
0.771 4.22 Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert A. Pape
0.767 3.91 When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs by Charles Kimball
0.762 4.2 Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life by Annette Lareau
0.693 4.39 How to Be a Perfect Stranger: The Essential Religious Etiquette Handbook by Stuart M. Matlins
0.68 4.32 Ideas: A History of Thought and Invention, from Fire to Freud by Peter Watson
0.66 4.35 Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate by Leila Ahmed
0.62 3.81 Perfect Soldiers: The 9/11 Hijackers: Who They Were, Why They Did It by Terry McDermott
0.614 4.27 Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources by Martin Lings