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Islam Beyond the Violent Jihadis : An Optimistic Muslim Speaks (Hardcover) (Ziauddin Sardar)
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The meaning and message of Islam has been corrupted and ****** by a particularly virulent strain of Islam. Writer and critic Ziauddin Sardar tells the stories of different interpretations of Islam and argues for a critical version of a religion that has a long and distinguished historybut which appears to have been swept aside by a fundamentalist interpretation.
Ziauddin Sardar is the award-winning author of over fifty books, includingDesperately Seeking Paradise and, more recently, Mecca: The Sacred City. Editor of the quarterlyCritical Muslim, he is an internationally renowned public intellectual.