The Political Problem of Islam
the title speaks for itself. good summary of history of Islamic political thought.
Jerusalem’s Claim on Us
about the paradox of Greek and Hebrew influence in the Western intellectual tradition.
You can also hear a version of these ideas delivered in Dr. Cowan’s own distinctive voice in a lecture titled Scripture Teaching (about 50 minutes) that argues for a rediscovery of scripture writings in liberal arts in general, not limiting it to theology departments.