Title, Islam Versus the West Issue 81 of Ishaat-e-Islam Trust publications. Author, Maryam Jameelah. Edition, 2. Publisher, Markazi Mataba Islami, Maryam Jameelah (May 23, – October 31, ) was an American- Pakistani author of over thirty books on Islamic culture and history and a prominent female voice for conservative and fundamentalist Islam, known for her disparaging writings about the West. . Islam versus Ahl al-Kitab: past and present; Islam versus the West; Islamic. Get this from a library! Islam versus the West,. [Maryam Jameelah].

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In Islam Versus the West she makes an outstanding analysis of the stupidity and futility of compromising the Islamic principles and values in a vain attempt to prove their compatibility with modern western philosophies and their material aspirations.

Muhammad Imran marked it as to-read Nov 04, Umaira Batul rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Paperbackpages. Maryam Jameelah May 23, – October 31, was an American-Pakistani author of over thirty books on Islamic culture and history and a prominent female voice for conservative and fundamentalist Islamknown for her disparaging writings about the West.

Being Islam as a complete system, it should not to be scattered into fragments. Umar Bin marked kameelah as to-read Sep 01, She even thought she was finally happy.

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Her understanding of revivalism that Islamic movement borrowed from the West, made her criticised her mentor Maulana Maududi for his political orientation and complained of his reformist attempts.

She was married to and had five children with Muhammad Yusuf Khan, a leader in the Jamaat-e-Islami political party, and resided in the city of Lahore. Else marked jamedlah as to-read Dec 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His French education argued for the superiority of modern Western culture, grew his humiliating sense of inferiority regarding his own identity.


Islam Versus The West

Perhaps, one day it jmeelah all be clear. For her, Islam was that gives more meaningful life, purpose and value. However Marcus’s health thee worse and she dropped out of the university in before graduation; from to 59 she was hospitalized for schizophrenia.

She is vehemently opposed to the so-called westernizers within the Muslim society she argues that Islamic society can prevail and flourish and even contribute its own Islamic civilization without compromising any of its the basic principles. Baker took great care in keeping the original voice and message as far as I could find. Although maryam jammelah was hostile to western civilization and its cultural exports, she had never blamed whole western people for its fallacies.

I’ve rated this as three stars because it’s a captivating and interesting primary source, not jamewlah I agree with or sanction Maryam Jameelah’s ideology.


In Muhammad Asad’s Quranic commentary ‘Message of the Qur’an’ she finds that It is filled with modernism and naturalism. Kameelah December 30, Prisoner accord If Pakistan hopes to bring back to own prisons people sentenced abroad, it is even more reason to reform jail system. Krup Skaya marked it as to-read Jan 30, Read more Read less. Izzuddin amin marked it as to-read Dec 22, English Choose a language for shopping. Baker treats other characters with similar balance, including Maududi and his opposites, the secular and Westernised elite of Lahore.

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Md Shees added it Dec 03, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the summer ofshe suffered another nervous breakdown and fell into despair and exhaustion. Jameelah started writing her first novel, Ahmad Khalil: Noor Alam added it Nov 09, Dwina Adinda marked it as to-read Aug 03, But she also seems to understand and almost agree with him when she critically observes a section of these elite: In Spring,she entered New York University.


She finds this view as historical precedent of modern feminist movement.

Party atmosphere set to sweep across major cities in Asia and other continents as the clock ticks past midnight. On her emigration to Pakistan she was told that art was un-Islamic by Maududi, and abandoned it in favor of writing. She forces the reader to consider each side of the argument in its own perspective. As a child, Marcus was psychologically and socially ill at ease with her surroundings, and her mother described her as bright, exceptionally bright, but also “very nervous, sensitive, high-strung, and demanding”.

Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Maria Zaheer rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Islam is no mere accessory to life but life itself!

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All of her criticism on western culture and its impacts on Muslim world are derived from her reading of her own life. Lists with This Book. The apologist interpretation of modern Muslim reformists that deny the polygamy is sign the result of their mental slavery to the values of western civilization wherein the adultery and illicit sex are regarded as far less awful. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Even while in school she vrsus attracted to Asian and particularly Arab culture and history, and counter to the support for Israel among people around her, she generally sympathised with the plight of Arabs and Palestinians.

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