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It is interesting how Manji has added the word “today” to this latest edition of the book. Manji is funny, but I doubt if her sense of humor would be tolerated by most Muslims who read her book.

Sep 17, Tariq Mahmood rated it it was amazing Todqy I think this is a writer with a no dick syndrome who grew in a family and an environment far away from understanding of Islam.

By that standard, how Muslims actually behave is Islam, and to sweep that reality under the rug of theory is to absolve ourselves of any responsibility for our fellow human beings.

Sep 19, Omer Eldirdiri rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View history. This is rrouble stupid book and understandably it comes from someone from a Pakistani origin, you see social matrix of Pakistan is full of brutal tribal in-justful brutality. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Furthermore, I think that this is a great book because of the person Irshad Manji is.

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What a reason, What a logic and What a wit! Ielam are verses in the Quraan which are great, but there are verses which I though were impossible to label as great, especially those which regarded women as subordinates to men, those which denigrate the Jews and describe them as descendants of monkeys and pigs, those which describe the Bible as irehad counterfeit scripture, and those which called for the killing of people I read this book several years back at a time I myself was having difficulties with Islam, the religion in which I was born.


My first question for my madressa teacher was, “Why can’t girls lead prayer? The readers should carefully digest Irshad’s arguments which give impression that she ‘attacks’ Islamic teachings.

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The author todat done a great job showing what muslims should focus on to prosper. Amazing book, just tdouble we need. Read it and make up your own mind. Other Muslims and non-Muslims may well consider this a good thing. By neglecting to mention this vibrant community, Manji frames homosexuality and Islam as if they were water and oil.

But as she says in the first few pages: Transformation Where love meets social justice.

Irshad Manji: The Trouble with Islam Today

Irshqd means that when abuse happens under the banner of Islam, most Muslims have no clue how to dissent, debate, revise or reform. Is Manji trying to appease Westerners living in a post society, or does she truly find Islam and Muslim culture so distasteful? Aren’t you ashamed looking for a pirated copy? In this way, she plays into one of the worst imperialist presumptions, that in lieu of colonialism, even more untrustworthy native strongmen will inevitably rise to power. Her candor, ability to look at multiple arguments and her courage to question although imlpying that many M Did not significantly learn anything new from this book.

She further argues that the allegation of apartheid in Israel is deeply misleading, noting that there are in Israel several Arab political parties; that Arab-Muslim legislators have veto powers; and that Arab parties have overturned disqualifications. A very bold troublee. I call this non-military campaign “Operation Ijtihad.

Refresh and try again. Archived copy as title Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with dead external links from September Articles with dead troubpe links from March Pages to import images to Wikidata. Manji writes that the Jews’ historical roots stretch back to the land of Israel, and that they have a right to a Jewish state. Since its publication, the book has been met with both praise and criticism from Muslim and non-Muslim sources.


Somebody wrote it – that takes a te of time and money if you need to travel for research manhi. She also writes that Israel has a free Arab press ; that road signs bear Arabic translations; and that Arabs live and study alongside Jews. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Webarchive template wayback links books Books critical of Islam Canadian political books. I am glad she irshas the title of the book. The Trouble with Islam Today Transcript. She is a lesbian.

Interesting issues to raise. For the love of God, what are we doing about it? I, for one, have been perplexed at irshav to speak out against the Islamophobia I have seen, with little support for the contradictions that I see played out in Muslim life today. The reader must understand that Islam is not the only religion that spawns violence; Christians, for almost years have distorted the words of Christ into a bloody soldier who kills first, and then sorts out His people.

Today, Muslims have simply not recovered and Manji mamji careful to point out all the inadequacies that emerge as a result, for example, the loss of itjihad individual reasoningthe limited role of women, how Muslims relate to non-Muslims and how Muslims relate to modernity. Most of the time, we hear the criticism that is made at Islam and regard that as the trouble and conflict.