The book will be available in stores by the last week of September.
The Iran-born scholar was questioned why he wrote a book on the founder of Christianity despite the fact that he is a Muslim.
His interview on a TV channel had sparked a wide public debate in the US about Islamophobia.
"Zealot" challenges long-held assumptions about Jesus. It portrays him as a revolutionary Jewish nationalist who sought to end Roman rule in Palestine on behalf of the poor and marginalised, and not as a messiah who preached peace and finding his kingdom in heaven.
This historical examination, which clashes with Christian beliefs, led to the outrage.