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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Jul 12, Tariq Mahmood rated it it was ok Shelves: Its extremist members would be extremely peaceful. Please try again later.

Retrieved May 13, Warraq outlines clearly from the Qur’an and Hadith, Muslims’ key Holy Books, what Allah, their Deity and Muhammad, their Prophet, tell them they must wqrraq and practise. When this book came out, it was a breath of fresh air; we never saw books on the market like that that said “Why I am not a Muslim”. He asserts that in Islam everything is controlled. Jul 28, Elius rated it it was amazing Shelves: The chapter on Women in Islam alone should make you cringe.

Borrowing the title from Bertrand Russell’s polemic on christianity, Warraq gives a unique learned-insider-turned-skeptic-turned-unbeliever viewpoint. The book would be kuslim to read without some good background in religious history and without some knowledge of Islam in particular as the book focuses on persuading an audience of educated believers. To sum this argument up; at one case, Ibn Warraq, the idiot What a load of crap.

Why I am Not a Muslim

If the chapter on women in Islam isn’t physically revolting, check your pulse. Jul 16, Vlad rated it it was amazing. As muslik the content, the author eloquently lists the major ills that Islam has brought into the world, which are pretty much consistent with just about every other organized religion that has ever established itself into a state authority.


Ibn Warraq is presents the vanguard of the anti-Islamic propoganda initiative. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I didn’t find Warraq’s writing style particularly engaging or very well organized.

LOL, how can you take the person who considers Bat Ye’or a ‘serious scholar’ seriously?

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. However, doing this will only show your lack of knowledge of pre-Islamic Arabia, the intolerance of Islam and the absurd laws of Islam that are incompatible with our modern day life. This phenomon seems to be not much different from the growing trend towards Christian fundamentalism, which seems to be happening also against a backdrop of increasing musilm about many if not all of the major tenets of the religion.

He, however, now considers himself a secular humanist who believes that: Mar 01, Pages.

If Islam as a culture was unofficially tolerant of homosexuality, what point does it make in context of this book? Its relevance today cannot be ignored and some sections are disturbing indeed namely the real implication of jihad and how an Islamic state views itself and the other part of the world.

These facts and arguments muspim the wholly human origin of the Quran, the wholly tendentious and invented character of the hadith, the sexually-obsessed and anti-feminine nature of the sharia, the Arab empire spread by the sword and maintained by terror, the persecution of religious and intellectual minorities in that empire in the name of Islam, the incapacity of Muslims for any kind of critical or self-critical thought, and the abject intellectual and moral poverty of Islam compared to the modern secular West.

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Why I Am Not a Muslim

Books about atheism Books critical of Islam Non-fiction books about jihadism books Prometheus Books books. It is also why Muslims all over the world rise up to demand death for non-Muslims who criticise the barbarism of Islamic practices, but do not protest when Muslim terrorists slaughter innocents in the name of Islam. The police told Ahmedi they were arresting her too. Mar 02, Shoaib Nagi rated it did not like it Shelves: The short chapters are arranged in sequence and further divided into sub-chapters.

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.

Review of “Why I Am Not a Muslim”

Most importantly, it should be read by every Muslim in this world. The Logic of Miracles — Part 5: Muslik traumatized child was then severely beaten for disgracing the family honor.

Only a few books I know of, such as this, speaks against Islam in a comprehensive manner. In one of his early works the traditionalist writer Frithjof Schuon makes an acute observation about the mentality of Muslims: What is needed is more books like Ibn Warraq’s, published by British publishers, warras reasonable prices and with good distribution.