In the introduction to his new book, “Destiny Disrupted,” San Francisco author Tamim Ansary tells a story about meeting illustrious British. Destiny Disrupted is not an academic history of the Islamic culture through the ages and Tamim Ansary doesn’t pretend to be to be Islamic Scholar. What Destiny. I’ve been wanting to read this book since around Forget, for a moment, that it wasn’t written until , and I only came across it at a.

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Events in Egypt since the revolution have largely played out along these lines, with one more secular party the army trying to hold on to power against a coalition of popular “Islamist” groups. It is extremely well written, being accessible to novices and informative to the more well-read.

That they should go. Having been born Indonesian and spent some time in Europe, makes me question a lot of things, seeing the insights of both culture, and from time to time trying to understand why Indonesians or maybe Indonesian muslims view the Western world as it is, and why the Europeans view the muslim world as it is. Since this was obviously such a major event in the formation of Islamic culture and outlook, the detailed look at this period is worth the space devoted to it, as it shapes everything that follows.

I knew many of the great names–some, like the Rashidun Caliphs, through spiritual study; some, like Saladin and Tamerlane, through their military prowess. Dalam buku itu, diterangkan bahwa minat cendekia sejarah barat memelajari dunia Muslim makin naik sehingga mereka meningkatkan kompleksitas dan panjang bentangnya.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Ansary memilih untuk mengetengahkan sosok yang bersinggungan langsung dengan kondisi sekarang ini, misalnya dengan fokus kepada asal muasal Wahabi, Ahmadiyah, dan pengaruh Jamaluddin Al Afghani. Customers who bought this item also bought. And the last pic, in relation to the influx of refugee to Europe, European girls wearing short pants and a horrifiying prediction of the future that they will also soon be covered with heavy hijab.


Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

I’ll just have anssry find out what. You get the idea. Ansary is not above tossing in wry commentary now and then, neither sparing Westerners nor Muslims from apt observations about historical hypocrisy and inconvenient truths. Few Americans are sufficiently conversant with the history of the West, let alone Islam. Juga ansart ketinggalan diwrupted agama ketika itu yang bermula awal seperti Zoroastrianisme. Author narration can be hit or miss, but Ansary really hits a great tone that’s easy to listen to and indeed fits his conversational writing approach, and he nails all the pronunciation that another reader would trip over.

Upgrade to Premium now and get unlimited access to the Blinkist library. Ansary then details the natural response to that from Islam as it has sought to take back its own destiny. Yes, to Muslims, religion has never been a separate entity from the state, as it came to be in the West, but still, Islam served the interests of rulers, got coopted by those in power, brought down those in power, caused fragmentation and changes in government according to different factions’ understanding of how disrulted proper Islamic state should be run, and so conflicts between clergy and kings did play out in their own way in the Middle East too.

Destiny Disrupted : Tamim Ansary :

The author is a Muslim, born in Afghanistan, and is a recognized expert on the history of Islam. If you’re looking for answers addressing contemporary issues – how Israel came to be and why it’s an unending canker sore to Muslims worldwide, the origins of Wahabbism Osama Bin Laden’s brand of Islamic fundamentalismamsary roots of disruptex Taliban, how the West came to become the “Great Satan” and what Iran’s problem is and what Afghanistan’s problem is, and what Syria’s problem is, and what Iraq’s problem is, and what Egypt’s problem is Were they no longer in his favor?

The Western narrative of world history largely omits a whole civilization.

Almost all hy Muslim societies were fair and flowery. Semuanya bermuara ke satu hal, yakni mempengaruhi konstelasi sejarah global. Sejarah Dunia Versi Islam”. For further research there is also a useful appendix with annotated comments and bibliography. Those who say that Muslims are incapable of peaceful, heterogeneous coexistence in societies that value reason and democratic principles ignore the fact that such Muslim societies existed for centuries.


But by conflating our history with the history of the whole world, we not only marginalize and insult those whose historical narratives are different, but we make ourselves incapable of understanding the interactions that we have anxary the other worlds around us. That all past events have progressively lead step by step to our own existence, as if detsiny the storytellers are the ultimate goal and purpose of human civilization.

A History of the World through Islamic Eyes, and it’s incredibly illuminating. Really a brilliant book.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Nilai itu yang ditulis oleh Tamim Ansary dalam bukunya “Destiny Disrupted: This is unfortunate, since a nuanced understanding of these leaders and the revolutions or coups that toppled them is, I would argue, more important to a useful understanding of the current geopolitical landscape than an emperor or imam of centuries past. Beliau mengatakan beliau hampir tidak kisah namanya sendiri dieja dengan pelbagai ejaan yang berbeza-beza.

In other words, brought them more to life. The Western businessmen, government agents and flying-carpetbaggers, along with a few armies here and there, got the Muslims signed up on the dotted line every which way. Book ratings by Goodreads. A few days ago, I saw in facebook a picture of Kabul and Tehran ladies in the 70s, wearing Western dresses as in, short skirts, etcand the next pic of early 90s where the ladies of Kabul and Tehran wore burqa and or the long black hijab people should really stop seeing muslim pics from the Middle East and see how Indonesian muslims dress!

We learn of the different interpretations of Islam, ranging from the comparatively liberal, tolerant Sufism to the literal, rigid Salafism and Wahabism.