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Muslims in the West

can they be integrated

by Antonie Wessels

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Published by Peeters in Leuven, Dudley, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western countries
    • Subjects:
    • Muslims -- Western countries -- Social conditions,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity,
    • Christianity -- Relations -- Islam,
    • East and West

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnton Wessels ; translated by John Bowden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD842.42.M87 W47 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3427758M
      ISBN 109042916842
      LC Control Number2005052004

      Muslims in the West book and liberal freedoms are thus characterized as being decadent, godless and Un-Islamic. Groups such as Muslims in the West - encompassing many racialised ethnicities - are clearly vulnerable to scapegoating and 'revenge' attacks. The book is written for non-specialists, and its accessible, concise synthesis of scholarly debates makes it an excellent text for use in university courses on Islam in the West. Now that a terrible tragedy has happened on American, the US is asking moderate Muslims to get on side. And I say so conscious of the fact that other regions in the world have known what it is to have people vilified, marginalised, and discriminated against In the meantime, Paris had fallen into German hands and the Nazis now turned their attention to Britain.

      In a post-election world, Muslims are finding more allies who often want to help but don't know much about us. Bawer hints at a coming cataclysm. Lest we should forget, it is worth remembering that Noor was a young Muslim woman of Indian-American origin, who made the highest sacrifice for our freedom, liberty and democracy, which we rightly cherish and enjoy today, both in Britain and the West as a whole. In general, Christian unwillingness to tolerate Muslims was matched by Muslim unwillingness to remain under Christian rule. As the war raged across Europe, the Sufi fraternity, established by Inayat Khan, found themselves facing a serious dilemma.

      The West and Islam have major differences in the perception of the concepts of fate and destiny. The Great Muslims in the West book Wrestling Islam from the Extremists by Khaled Abou El Fadl is a comprehensive account of how Muslims in some parts of the world turned away from rational thought and began dabbling in literal interpretations, extremism and sometimes violence. An exploration of the rise of anti-orientalism follows where critics from a diversity of sources ranging from Islamicists to Arab Nationalists to Marxist theorists are briefly considered before Lewis concludes by identifying its main exponent in the United States, Edward Said. Accompanied by illustrations produced by Henriette Willebeek le Mair, her collection of traditional Buddhist stories, shortened and simplified for young individuals, was subsequently published in London by George G. The primary cause of this tension, according to the authors, is not rooted in Western liberal democracies, but rather in the rise of Islamism.


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