Growing up in Pakistan, Ibn Warraq ‘learned to read the Koran in Arabic without Apostasy – the leaving of Islam – is a crime potentially punishable by death. Reasons For Leaving Islam: Islam On Trial. Reasons For Leaving Islam: Islam On Trial Textual Evidence From Original Muslim Arabic Sources. In Leaving Islam, Ibn Warraq has assembled a compelling list of writings from individuals of Muslim birth who renounced their faith. It serves as a.
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Garry Alexander rated it really liked it Jul 10, The last part is about people born in the West who were not raised as Muslims, but converted to Islam in later life, and then deconverted out of Islam again. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Now I Am Guided.
Hardcoveriskam. Far from being academic and unreadable, this book presents historical figures and personal stories on apostastes of Islam in a positive manner.
Warraq gathered world notice through his historiographies of the early centuries of the Islamic timeline and has published works which question mainstream conceptions of the period. When Muslims Leave IslamSimon Cottee challenged Leaving Islam’ s assertion that the fact that the death penalty for apostasy is supported by several passages in the hadith, this means this reflects the 21st-century mainstream Muslim opinion on the matter. Catherine Crabtree rated it really liked it Apr 09, What sort of religion can be so insecure that it threatens people who sensibly question its tenants with death?
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I wanted to point out that there were a large number of ex-Muslims, and I wanted to hold them up as examples to ex-Muslims to come out of the closet.
This page was last edited on 28 Marchat He calls this a clarion call to the free world about the dangers of Islam from an “i This book sucks. Irene rated it really liked it Aug 28, The rule, applying in all Islamic countries, that only Islam may enter the marketplace of new religious ideas, has definitively come to an end due to the Internet, and Ibn Warraq. Want to Read saving…. An Iranian Girlhood and Islamic Barbarism.
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Excellent book with a great list of internet sites featuring testimonies of recovering Muslims. Account Options Sign in. They desperately try to explain the unexplainable, to find miracles in it, and are not ashamed to bend all the rules of logic to prove that the Koran is right.
Leavinb One could live in islxm orderly society without being terrorized by religious law or coerced by the prophets. Trouw journalist Eildert Mulder noted that the ex-Muslims’ testimonies had a lot in common with those of ex-Christians.
The pen name “Ibn Warraq” Arabic: Some qarraq the reasons why apostates were expelled, stoned, lynched and venerated by their fellow Muslims As former Muslims, they have experienced Islam from within, and know it better than critics from outside, and perhaps can speak about it with more authority.
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CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Pages to import images to Wikidata. These memoirs of personal journeys to enlightenment and intellectual freedom make for moving reading and are a courageous signal to other ex-Muslims to warrwq out of the closet.
Trivia About Leaving Islam: It is pretty much a polemic by an unknown author who claims to be an ex-Muslim, nothing wrong with that, but it is so biased and tendentious that it is revolting. When a Dutch translation by Bernadette de Wit with a foreword by Afshin Ellian was published inde Volkskrant found the book “interesting, because it shows how the process of deconversion occurs in Muslim migrants. Jay Corwin rated it really liked it Sep 20, They agreed that both the Quran and the Bible described many atrocities and contained a lot of immoral commandments, but while modern Christians and Jews were praised for cherry-picking the good bits and ignoring the unethical parts or taking them as parablesthe contributors of Leaving Islam tended to claim that modern Muslims who try to do the same are blind to what the texts literally say, and should stop believing in them altogether.
Warraq’s commentary on Islam is considered by some to be overly polemical and revisionist, while others praise it as well-researched. May 29, Badger rated it it was amazing Shelves: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Its good to think! E Bibliography of Books Critical of Islam.
Retrieved from ” https: What is heart breaking about these stories is the fear that can be heard in almost every voice. Retrieved 22 March Through philosophy and human reason not through religion can human life be improved. Ali Tanveer rated it did not like it Dec 11, According to Sina, it is no longer sufficient to simply not believe anymore, but “it is our duty to expose Islam, to write about Muhammad ‘s depraved isslam, about his shameful acts and his foolish claims.
It’s reminiscent of the Catholic Church and the role of Latin but even Catholics have moved on from such illiteracy.