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My Isl@m : how fundamentalism stole my mind--and doubt freed my soul

Author: Amir Ahmad Nasr
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Part memoir, part passionate call for liberty, reason, and doing work that matters, [this book] the tale of how the Internet opened the eyes and heart of a once fearful young Muslim to a world beyond the dogmatism of his upbringing, and recounts his transformation into a defiant digital activist"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
NonFiction
Political
Religious
Named Person: Amir Ahmad Nasr; Amir Ahmad Nasr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir Ahmad Nasr
ISBN: 9781250016799 1250016797 9781250016485 1250016487
OCLC Number: 811597577
Description: viii, 322 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The arranged marriage. The chessboard --
Bullied into belief --
Warning signals --
Blogs, bastards, and heretics --
The fall from grace. Conversations with little satan --
Infidelity --
The painful heartbreak. How she really lost her virtue --
Infatuated with atheism --
Discovering the dark side --
The messy divorce. No more mercy --
Loneliness --
The reconciliation. My 3-eyed beauty --
Tradition, modernity, and my beloved --
(r)evolution.
Other Titles: My Islam
Responsibility: Amir Ahmad Nasr.

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Nasr is a young Muslim man with something explosive in his hands: a computer connected to the Internet. And it has the power to help ignite a revolution of the Muslim mind. Part memoir, part  Read more...

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"My Isl@m displays the charm of a good blog: irreverent, nonchalant, open to fresh ideas, generous to other writers, ostentatiously unpretentious and secretly grandiose. Mr. Nasr appears to be Read more...

 
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