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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Islam is an ideology, like Communism and Fascism. What a load of crap. There is no Pope in Islam, nor any Councils with authority to impose a Creed. Both parties could adduce Quranic texts and hadith to support their positions, and both would be drawing, in their own minds, upon the immutable word of God.

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Why I am not a Muslim / by Ibn Warraq

A Critique of Edward Said’s Orientalism” To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation. Banyak orang “takut” mendekati buku-buku begini dengan alasan imannya belum kuat lah, atau apa lah Warraq adopted the pseudonym in when he completed his first book, entitled “Why I Am Not a Muslim”.

It also details why unlike the other two Abrahamic faiths, Islam has such difficulty adapting as well as the differences in the view of God that the Koran presents.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 believe and practise.

One of the main sources of Islamic law. Inilah, kayaknya akhir-akhir ini saya harus membaca buku-buku yang kontroversial begini.

For this reason Ibn Warraq is the author’s pen name. 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”. Stay in Touch Sign up. This page was last edited on 28 Januaryat Another important achievement of Ibn Warraq is that he explodes the myth of Islamic k, a myth largely invented by Jews and Western freethinkers as a stick with which to beat the Catholic Church.

If you want to know why Noot is the most dangerous religion in the world in the 21st century, you must read this book. The prose is like that of a 18 year old college dropout who forgot to take the freshman ‘Critical Writing ‘ class.

Why I am Not a Muslim

Although Muslims resident in non-Muslim countries clamour for every kind of indulgence for their own beliefs and customs, there can be no doubt that given any kind of power they would impose their own beliefs and eliminate all difference. I had a little trouble getting started with this book.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After suffering various sexual humiliations, Ahmedi herself was stripped and raped by one officer after another. Wny short, has he fallen victim to his own harsh Islamic upbringing? Good book, it refers to the letter of Bertrand Russell “why I am not a Christian” I do think that Ibn Warraq on occasion goes a bit overboard.


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All Muslims, not just the fanatics, believe that every word of the Quran is quite literally the word of God, absolutely and unquestionably true for all times, places, and people, and practically the same goes for the hadith and the sharia. I wonder if they are indeed ignorant about Islam to this extent. But this guy checks out. Jan 24, Jc rated it it was amazing. Books about atheism Books critical of Islam Non-fiction books about jihadism books Prometheus Books books.

Most importantly, it should be read by every Muslim in this world. Ibn Warraq has heavily relied on third-grade scholars and moreover, he dissed the scholars that are actually considered as the respected ones.

I learned a lot about Islam and Muhammed and certainly gained a new perspective on the religion and it’s relationship to world history and politics.