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malady of Islam

by Abdelwahab Meddeb

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Islam -- Controversial literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-241).

    StatementAbdelwahab Meddeb ; translated from the French by Pierre Joris and Ann Reid.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP166.14.F85 M4413 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3673905M
    ISBN 100465044352
    LC Control Number2003007424

      The Malady of Islam Since 9/11, the West, and the United States in particular, has been wrestling with the problem of how to deal with the pathology, or what Abdelwahab Meddeb, the Paris-based Tunisian writer, calls the x93malady of Islam.x94 There seems to be no relevant past experience that the West might draw upon in confronting this malady.   The Essential Malady. I was introduced to this book while reading a series of blog posts by Edward Feser and reading this very interesting article on Islam written in but still well worth reading. I spent a lot of time copying quotes throughout the book which I may use in other posts but I want to draw specific reference to some of his.

    Islamophilia: A Very Metropolitan Malady is also available for iPad and iPhone at the Apple App store. Advance Praise Douglas Murray is a rare find: a writer who combines a razor-sharp intellect, devastating wit and absolute fearlessness in challenging some of the most paralysing orthodoxies of the : Douglas Murray. ‎The religion of Islam is, as the meaning, “The religion that strengthens people’’ [the set of principles that keep people away from the things like problems, sorrows, wars, weaknesses, spiritual illnesses, unhappiness and similar things and that ensure safety and security]. The religion of Islam tau.

    Abdelwahab Meddeb (Tunisian Arabic: عبد الوهاب المدب ‎; – 5 November ) was a French-language poet, novelist, essayist, translator, editor, cultural critic, political commentator, radio producer, public intellectual and professor of comparative literature at the University of Born: 17 January , Tunis, French Tunisia. The hadiths, in Sahih Al-Bukhari» Book of Medicine» Hadith and other books, that prohibit taking poison are aimed at the intention of one trying to commit suicide or to intentionally harm oneself. They do not apply to the case of chemotherapy when taken as a possible treatment to cancer or any other malady. In Islam, our belief is that remission comes only from Allah ﷻ.


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The Malady of Islam is as much a lament as it is a critique. Abdelwahab Meddeb probes the thorny issue of Islamic fundamentalism and examines how it has gained such a dangerous foothold in the 20th century. His analysis, while learned and compelling, is, unfortunately, not entirely by:   The Malady Of Islam book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this impassioned, erudite, and deeply moving book, Abdelwahab /5. "Contemporary Islam is infected with a sickness that is cutting it off from the richness of its own tradition and history.

In this impassioned, erudite and deeply moving book, Abdelwahab Meddeb traces the genealogy of this malady and at the same time powerfully demonstrates the pluralist tradition at the heart of Islam. "Reviews the book "The Malady of Islam."; (AN ) by Abdelwahab Meddeb.

Contemporary Islam is infected with sickness that is cutting it off from the richness of its own tradition and history. In this impassioned, erudite and deeply moving book, Abdelwahab Meddeb traces the genealogy of this malady and at the same time powerfully demonstrates the pluralist tradition at the heart of Islam.

In so doing, he dismantles the common misconceptions of both Pages: This book is not an abstruse collection of rare words, paraded to show how good is the writer. On the contrary, it is a well developed philosophical and historical analysis of Islam, and the exposure of the ferocious, psychotic and inhuman aspects of religions/5.

The "malady" of Islam lies in its alienation from the West and the corrosive influence that fundamentalism has wrought. This book is a correction of the historical record, a passionate description of the best of Islamic thought and culture, and an absolutely necessary read for those seeking a better understanding not only of Islam but also.

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ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is. With The Malady of Islam Tunisian writer Abdelwahab Meddeb presents a journey through the Islamic history of thought and the relationship between Islam and the West in a manner that is highly informative as well as rather confusing.

A note in advance: this book is irritating as it is not clear whom it addresses and what its intention is.

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He describes the growing resentment between the West an. The Malady of Islam is a timely and brilliant book that serves to elucidate in a readable fashion many of the points that have been made in a much more academic and analytical manner by Mohammed őAbed al-Jabri a few years back, making The Malady of Islam a book that serves the average reader as a seminal introduction to the study of Modern.

“If fanaticism was the sickness in Catholicism, if Nazism was the sickness in Germany, then surely fundamentalism is the sickness in Islam.” So writes homme de lettres Meddeb (Comparative Literature/Univ.

of Paris X—Nanterre) by way of an opening salvo in a polemic sure to irk the entalism, he argues, has taken hold of the Islamic world since —the.

Islamophilia is a condition that many progressive and otherwise sane people suffer from. This book provides just the right dosage of mockery and common sense, especially those Islamophiliacs who are ignorantly suffering from the condition, to trigger the self-reflection necessary to cure them from this malady/5.

The "malady" of Islam lies in its alienation from the West and the corrosive influence that fundamentalism has wrought. This book is a correction of the historical record, a passionate description of the best of Islamic thought and culture, and an absolutely necessary read for those seeking a better understanding not only of Islam but also 5/5(1).

Meddeb (The Malady of Islam), who teaches comparative literature at Paris West University Nanterre and is also a novelist and poet, takes a high-level look at. The Malady of the Century THE MALADY OF THE CENTURY is written as a swansong to a generation that has lost the will to perceive the linear progression of time a generation that is a collapse of occasions, wherein no discernible or dominant motif is present because Now is the mixture of all times, when every trend that ever was is the current mode/5().

On Islam, Meddeb (professor of comparative literature at the Sorbonne) sees militant Islam as the religion's endemic problem, comparable to fanaticism in Catholicism and Nazism in Germany.

His lament about "the malady of Islam" emphasizes the loss of scientific creativity, cultural suppleness, and : Daniel Pipes.

The malady of Islam by Meddeb, Abdelwahab. Publication date Topics Islamic fundamentalism, Islam -- Controversial literature Publisher New York: Basic Books Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow.

Books for People with Print :. Why the wrong answer is killing the West, including America Introduction: An Epistemological Malady In his book, Revelation: Do We Worship the Same God? [1], Mark Durie addresses what is at stake when it comes to the "Same God Question": The traditional Islamic view is that if you want to know what the God of Author: Ralph Sidway.

Let us now consider the malady of Islam given the above description of the problem as I see it. Modernity, and its concept of individual rights, is Western in origin. It evolved through centuries of philosophical and political debates, and then equally long periods of war to defeat those who opposed the principle of individual liberty.1 This article is an edited version of a chapter from a book by the author entitled “Medicinal Plants in the Traditions of Prophet remedy for every malady and when the incurable diseases is thus alien to Islam.

Changing Age-Old Attitudes There were several occasions when the Prophet visited the sick, and after enquiring.