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Those who practice the Muslim faith have resisted examinations of their religion. They are extremely guarded about their religion, and what they consider. 2. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Ibn Warraq. Why I am not a Muslim / by Ibn Warraq. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references (p.). Fascinating book I am reading. Why I Am Not a Muslim, a book written by Ibn Warraq, is a critique of Islam and the Qur’an. He argues that Islam.

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Review of “Why I Am Not a Muslim”

Ibn Warraq is the pen name of an author most famous for his criticism of Islam. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sadly enough however todays events show him to be correct. The prose is like that of a 18 year old college dropout who forgot to take the freshman ‘Critical Writing ‘ class.

Ibn Warraq touches upon every possible aspect of Islam that I can think about and that should be scrutinized. It is also why Muslims all over the world rise up to demand death for non-Muslims wafraq criticise the barbarism nlt Islamic practices, but do not protest when Warrqq terrorists slaughter innocents in the name of Islam.

He also details the intellectual West’s strange attraction in historical ter The title is a derivation of Bertrand Russell’s “Why I Am Not A Christian” and Ibn Warraq essentially layout an apologia for leaving fundamentalist Islam and offers insight into why the religious-political movement is dangerous. I guess the the main reason for reading works by Ibn Warraq is best summarized by the following statement by E.

I observe this in my own country, Malaysia, when our ii cultural heritage such as menora and wayang kulit are being slowly choked by religious intolerance.


I agree with the author’s statement on Islam being mixed with Arab imperialism, thus committing cultural genocide in all countries that have embraced Islam in all sense. Also by Ibn Warraq. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Ibn Warraq – Why I am Not a Muslim – Abdullah Sameer

A Critique of Edward Said’s Orientalism” Her case was taken up by a human rights lawyer. Anyone convinced they already possess the truth have no need for such things.

Books by Ibn Warraq. Jul 16, Vlad rated it it was amazing. This is a powerful book, written by Islam is not a religion like Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism. In the meantime, her son-in-law divorced her daughter because of his shame. This is unfortunate because Sufism has been taken up by many Western intellectuals for whom real Islam is Sufism, and real Sufism is the Sufism of Ibn Arabi.

The chapter on Women in Islam alone should make you cringe.

Although it’s a scholarly text it’s packed with references and does not sugarcoat the early history of Islam. But this is definitely worth it in the end. The author suggests that the earlier perception of Islam and Muslims was portrayed as noble by a large section of Westeren intellectuals with strong affliations to relegion themselves.

The chapter analyzes the influences of Judeo-christian, Zoroastrian, Pre-Islamic Arabia, other middle eastern and Greek legends on the Quran and therefore on Islam.

This is a powerful book, written by an ex-Muslim, on why Islam is the way it is today. If you want to know why Islam is the most dangerous religion nit the world in the 21st century, you must read this book.

What the book does not do at all is to pay attention to the many worthwhile teachings in the Sufi tradition, whic This book is an interesting window on Islam, and really calls into question its viability in the modern world, despite the appearances of vigorous growth.

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As the author makes some strong cases against Islam through the book, it makes one think how can any Islamic apologist, for example Hamza Tzortzis or substitute another apologist’s namespeak of Islam as being divine and peaceful? A minor fault that could be corrected in future editions is that several important books and authors mentioned in text and notes fail to appear in wy bibliography. By providing information which is nearly impossible to find elsewhere, the Secular Web has sought to level the playing field by offering arguments and evidence challenging supernatural beliefs.

After suffering various sexual humiliations, Ahmedi herself was stripped and raped by one officer after another. He wm put together in one book all the objectionable rules of Islam, and has made it into one of the best books about Islam that I have seen in many years.

Nevertheless, it is Those who practice the Muslim faith have resisted examinations of their religion. What’s at times even more impressive is how Ibn Warraq takes on European and Muslim apologists. Paperbackpages. I also would have liked to see a chapter on Qutbism and its influence on modern Islamist ideology even Although this book is an enlightening read on some of the more unsavoury aspects of Islamic culture, I have to say I’m not a fan of the author’s writing style.

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