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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He cites multiple cases, which show how backward and irrational Sharia law is. Atheist Manifesto Breaking the Spell: My favorite was The Origins of Islam. In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity! Books about atheism Books critical of Islam Non-fiction books about jihadism books Prometheus Books books.

I would reccomend it although it is my first book on this subject as a kind of introductory work and a source of further reading material to everyone interested in learning more about Islam from a critical standpoint.

Why I Am Not a Muslim

Jul 28, Elius rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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?

Unfortunately, this is the shortest chapter in the book, a mere six pages, and has the appearance of an afterthought, since Sufism is only really dealt with in the first two pages and there inadequately.


But this is definitely worth it in the end. whhy

However as per the nutshell I gave above, religion is up to the individual and not to the muslimm. It lies somewhere deliciously in between.

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

As she was about to show them the rooms, the police burst into the courtyard of the house ahy arrested the two girls and Ahmedi Begum’s nephew who had simply been standing there.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In one of his early works the traditionalist writer Frithjof Schuon makes an acute observation about the mentality of Muslims: Print Hardcover and Paperback.

Considering the number of Muslims now resident in Western countries this is a war towards which no one, who values critical thought, free speech and democracy, can afford to be indifferent. After suffering various sexual humiliations, Ahmedi herself was stripped and raped by one officer after another. Warraq does not answer in this book is the one posed in its title. Apr 13, Ahmar rated it it was amazing.

Its extremist members would be extremely peaceful. This critical examination reveals an unflattering picture of the faith and its practitioners. Wagraq all 5 comments.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mar 13, Adrian Hart rated it liked it. Nevertheless, it is Those who practice the Muslim faith have resisted examinations of their religion. The reason is obvious: His writing has a dry textbook-like quality to shy that completely lacks any life or humour.


The pen name “Ibn Warraq” Arabic: In short, if you are looking for a critical study of Islam, go elsewhere. Be the first to ask a question muskim Why I am Not a Muslim.

Apr 14, Jos Rienties rated it really liked it.

These facts and arguments concern the wholly human wqrraq 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 w terror, the persecution of religious and intellectual j 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.

You will also find them announcing that Islam is a religion of peace by citing certain verses from the Quran. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He calls for legislators to come down hard on Muslim immigrants in Britain, for example.

Warraq explains the history of Islam and the true nature of the religion. Although it’s a scholarly text it’s packed with references and does not sugarcoat the early history of Islam.