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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Books critical of Islam Apostasy in Islam books Secularism. Islamic Terrorism and the Genocide in Bangladesh. The name refers to 9th century skeptical scholar Muhammad al Warraq.

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Pfloyd rated it really liked it Aug 04, To support this, Warraq compared s Bolshevism and s Islamism, and modern-day ex-Muslims to ex-communists from the s, referencing Arthur Koestler ‘s statement to his formerly fellow communists: Darnell rated it really liked it Jun 21, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When Muslims Leave IslamSimon Cottee challenged Leaving Islam’ s assertion that the fact that the death penalty for apostasy is supported by several passages in the hadith, islqm means this reflects the 21st-century mainstream Muslim opinion on the matter.

There are a significant number of typos, and a few references to the Qur’an and the ahadith which need to be referenced. Leavign Speak Out, Jun 24 “. Mehraj Din rated it it was ok Sep 22, ZCM rated it liked it Jan 01, Through philosophy and human reason not through religion can human life be improved.


They are unable or unwilling to admit that the Koran is a hoax. Apostasy was a crime as well as a sin, and the apostate was damned both in this world and the next.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out by Ibn Warraq

Isllam Options Sign in. In this respect, his work, as in the preparation of this edited volume, is an indispensable tool for Muslims themselves so they can wage their struggle for enlightenment and reform of their faith tradition. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Progress can only be made through scientific and philosophical progress, not following religion.

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 leavinf estrangement from the Islamic faith. These former Muslims, from all parts of the Islamic world, recount how they slowly came to realize that the religion into which they were born was in many respects unbelievable and sometimes even dangerous.

Oct 18, Jim added it. He calls this a clarion call to the free world about the dangers of Islam from an “insider.

In this respect, his work, as in the preparation of this edited volume, is an indispensable tool for Muslims themselves so CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Pages to import images to Wikidata. 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: Return to Book Page.


Abeer Haruni rated it liked it Jul 21, Through philosoph Some of the reasons why apostates were expelled, stoned, lynched and venerated by their fellow Muslims Selected pages Title Page.

Humanism Deism Atheism and Agnosticism. However, the latter usually focus on attacking the churches aarraq, or recounting how they suffered from their Christian upbringing; they rarely target the character of Jesus: The book resembles a collection of blogs against Islam. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out

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. According to Sina, it is no longer sufficient to simply not believe anymore, but “it is our duty to expose Islam, warrsq write about Muhammad ‘s depraved lifestyle, about his shameful acts and his foolish claims.

The Council for Secular Humanism. Renowned scholar of Islamic Studies Bernard Lewis described the seriousness of leaving the Islamic faith in the leavlng dire terms: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Ali Tanveer rated it did not like it Dec 11, It is the comfort zone. Apostates Speak Out is a book, authored and edited by ex-Muslim and secularist Ibn Warraqthat researches and documents cases of apostasy in Islam.

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