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.

Author: Arashigar Kajira
Country: Bhutan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Relationship
Published (Last): 23 June 2017
Pages: 16
PDF File Size: 8.29 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.50 Mb
ISBN: 937-7-21629-120-2
Downloads: 33423
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Meztik

Aria rated it it was amazing Oct 19, To ask other readers questions about Leaving Islamplease sign up.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is the comfort zone. Jay Corwin rated it really liked it Sep 20, Although Warraq does discuss a few such cases in the book, Mulder criticised Warraq’s website for featuring only ex-Muslim atheists and agnostics’ excerpts from the book, and none from people who left Islam for another religion: Medieval and Modern Iranian Freethought.

An Atheist from Andhra Pradesh. Sep 23, Ahmad rated it it was ok. He also said his target audience with the book was not just Muslims but everyone. Aniket rated it really liked it Nov 21, These former Muslims, from all parts of the Islamic world, recount how they slowly came to realize that leavibg religion into which they were born was in many respects unbelievable and sometimes even dangerous.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The New York Review of Books commented that Leaving Islam is “probably the first book of its kind — a compendium of testimonies from former Muslims about their estrangement from the Islamic faith.


Leaving Islam : Ibn Warraq :

Islamic Terrorism and the Genocide in Bangladesh. Trouble is if Muslims are in denial than the apostates are in blame. Open Preview See a Problem? I dont know why I wasted money on it. Dec 16, Ann Tonks rated it really liked it Shelves: Some of wraraq reasons why apostates were expelled, stoned, lynched and venerated by their fellow Muslims 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.

The anger against Muhammad is enormous amongst apostates,” especially concerning the oppression of women, human rights violations and mass murder.

Warraq adopted the pseudonym in when he completed his first book, entitled “Why I Am Not a Muslim”. What the Koran Really Says. Ali Leavnig rated it did not like it Dec 11, ZCM rated it liked it Jan 01, Liberation from Muhammadan Ideology.

Leaving Islam is divided into four parts, contains a preface and five appendices.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out

When Muslims Leave Islam. Reviewing these previews for Dutch daily newspaper Trouwscholar of Islam Hans Jansen noted that, although “not all of the testimonies are written down in equally pretty English”, he accepted this consequence of the world wide web being accessible around the globe and users with other native languages now able to communicate in unprecedented ways that censorship would previously prevent. Mehraj Din rated it it was ok Sep 22, ixlam B ExMuslims of the World Unite.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out – Google Books

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Retrieved 19 March Description In the West abandoning one’s religion apostasy can be a difficult, emotional decision, which sometimes has social repercussions. View all 6 comments. Apr 17, Dp4s rated it really liked it.


In denial you are not going to be hurt, everything is okay; everything is fine. Through philosoph Some of the reasons why apostates were expelled, stoned, lynched and venerated by their fellow Muslims Renowned scholar of Islamic Studies Bernard Lewis described the seriousness of leaving leavint Islamic faith in the following dire terms: 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.

Leaving Islam

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Its good to think! Published May 1st by Prometheus Books first published April 30th Account Options Sign in. Virtually unreadable, this book is an academic and historical look at apostacy in Islam. Apostasy was a crime as well as a sin, and the apostate was damned both in this world and the next.

Abeer Haruni rated it liked it Jul 21, Al Maarri The majority of Muslims are are trapped in denial. This order is famous for theor mala-matiya dervaishes who go around naked and inviting contempt upon themselves from the genral populace. Faazy Faiz rated it it was amazing Jun 26,