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Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now / Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now / Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
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ISBN 9780732299057 (paperback)
Author Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969- author.
Title Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now / Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Publisher/Date Sydney, NSW : Fourth Estate, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
copyright2015.
Pagination etc. 307 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents note Originally published: New York : Harper, 2015.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-307)
Contents note Introduction: One Islam, three sets of Muslims -- The story of a heretic : my journey away from Islam -- Why has there been no Muslim Reformation? -- Muhammad and the Qur'an : how unquestioning reverence for the Prophet and his book obstructs reform -- Those who love death : Islam's fatal focus on the afterlife -- Shackled by sharia : how Islam's harsh religious code keeps Muslims stuck in the seventh century -- Social control begins at home : how the injunction to command right and forbid wrong keeps Muslims in line -- Jihad : why the call for holy war is a charter for terror -- The twilight of tolerance -- Conclusion: The Muslim Reformation -- Appendix: Muslim dissidents and reformers.
Summary Note "Ayaan Ali Hirsi makes a powerful case that a religious Reformation is the only way to end the terrorism, sectarian warfare and the repression of women and minorities that each year claim thousands of lives throughout the Muslim world"--Publisher.
Subject Islam and secularism
Islam -- 21st century
Islam and politics -- Islamic countries
Islamic countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Shelf Location 297.272 HIRS
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