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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But on the whole, the volume is helpful and shockingly sincere in tone. Faazy Faiz rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Retrieved 22 March He was a dead limb to be excised.

What is heart breaking about these stories is the fear that can be heard in almost every voice.

Leaving Islam

The third part contains testimonies of Muslim-raised apostates, including the ex-Muslim Ali Sina. It is pretty much a polemic by an unknown author who claims to be an ex-Muslim, nothing wrong with that, but it is so biased and tendentious that it is revolting.


An Atheist from Andhra Pradesh. Language, Text and CommentaryDefending the West: Leaving Islam is divided into four parts, contains a preface and five appendices.

Garry Alexander rated it really wsrraq it Jul 10, 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.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Leavinng of losing partners; fear of losing family; fear of losing community; fear of losing their life.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out by Ibn Warraq

Account Options Sign in. Sober sombre tales from those who broke their Islamic chains. I dont know how more plainly I can put it.

Part 2 consists of numerous case studies, covering modern-day apostasies, and conversions-out-of-Islam trends throughout the world. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

An Iranian Girlhood and Islamic Barbarism. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. What was also revealing was the number of stories where people “learnt to read the Koran” but in fact had no idea of its contents because they read it in Arabic and so could say the words, but not understand their meaning.


Kristoffer Krafft rated it it was amazing Jul 23, The Best Books of Al-Rawandi All religious dogma is contrary to reason in which case it must be rejected. Jay Corwin rated it really liked it Sep 20, Languages Nederlands Edit links. Mehraj Din rated it it was ok Sep 22, It does get pretty monotonous and tedious with the repetition of the same narrative over and over again.

In a similar book, The Apostates: 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: Humanism Deism Atheism and Agnosticism. The appendix “Islam on Trial: Leaving Islam and Living Islam.

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