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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It is the first work of its kind and thus has its flaws Part 2 consists of numerous case studies, covering modern-day apostasies, and conversions-out-of-Islam trends throughout the world. To ask other readers questions about Leaving Islamplease sign up.
There are a significant number of typos, and a few references to the Leavimg and the ahadith which need to be referenced.
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He calls this a clarion call to the free world about the dangers of Islam from an “insider. On 24 JuneIbn Warraq held a public lecture in disguise, to protect his identity in Cambridge, Massachusetts about the book and the context in which it was composed. Renowned scholar of Islamic Studies Bernard Lewis described the seriousness of leaving the Islamic faith in the following dire terms: Now I Am Guided. However, in culturally diverse societies where there is a mixture of ethnic groups and various philosophies of life, most people look upon such shifts in intellectual allegiance as a matter of personal choice and individual right.
I think it is an important addition to the sceptic debate within Islam. 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.
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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. 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. Preview — Leaving Islam by Ibn Warraq. Darnell rated it really liked it Jun 21, By contrast, in Islam apostasy is still viewed as an almost unthinkable act, and in orthodox circles it is considered a crime punishable by death.
There is no heaven or hell. These memoirs of personal journeys to enlightenment and intellectual freedom make for moving reading and are a courageous signal to other ex-Muslims to come out of the closet.
Selected pages Title Page. But on the whole, the volume is helpful and shockingly sincere in tone. I dont know why I wasted money on it. Retrieved 4 March Aside from giving Muslim apostates a voice, Warraq also conveyed his idea that ex-Muslims should take the lead in criticising Islam and Islamism. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 idlam reviews.
Fear of losing partners; fear of losing family; fear of losing community; fear of losing their life. When Muslims Leave Islam. Through philosophy and human reason not through religion can human life be improved.
Retrieved 21 March Juan rated it really liked it Mar 20, Excellent book with a great list of internet sites featuring testimonies of recovering Muslims. Progress can only be made through scientific and philosophical progress, not following religion.
It’ll make them think. All Muslim’s should read this book for no other reason than: Prometheus Books- Religion – pages. It’s reminiscent of the Catholic Church and the role of Latin but even Catholics have moved on from such illiteracy.