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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Islam Versus The West

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The reviewer is a faculty member ixlam Lums The Convert: Click here to sign up. Atie added it Dec 26, He argues that there is no incompatibility between Islam and western civilization. But working with letters posed some problems. She even thought she was finally happy.

It was during this period that returned to her study of Islam and read the Quran. Asma Brodie rated it it was amazing Sep 22, After accepting Mawlana Maududi’s invitation she emigrated to Pakistan inwhere she initially resided with him and his family.

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. Views Read Edit View history. Jameelah regards these years to be the formative period of her life during which she matured and began her life’s work as a Muslim defender of conservative Islam. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


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Inshe married Muhammed Yusuf khan, a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami, becoming his second wife. Her argument was Islam itself can be used for to reform the Muslim society. She was also inspired by Muhammad Asad ‘s The Road to Meccawhich recounted his journey and eventual conversion from Judaism to Islam.

She says that despite science, technology and economic development, ideologically Western civilization has not changed at all since the Age of Pericles nearly 2, years ago. Danish Haidar added it Dec 30, Return to Book Page. BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing Such a limited notion of individual freedom would mean little to those who had difficulty putting food on the table.

She finds this view as historical precedent of modern feminist movement. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sk Manjur marked it as to-read Nov 11, But I must also share my observation about her treatment or lack thereof of two concepts: Be the first to ask a question about Islam Versus The West. Her life taught her the adventures of the lavishness of the ideas and the distractions from the real instincts and the lack of spiritual feelings.

Retrieved from ” https: But these were insignificant variations. But she tried to incline to be more traditional in life and in ideals particularly. Clearly, the Jamat could not allow this to go public. On closer examination Baker found that many of the letters seemed to have been re-typed.


They indoctrinated Liberation from domestic servitude and gaining of full economical freedom and independence would get only whole-time employment in industry. There are several surprises in the book which come at precise moments when one is just getting comfortable with the predictability of the story.

There no any reason to adopt any foreign ideas and methods. Perhaps, one day it will all be clear. She is married to, and has five children, with Muhammad Yusuf Khan, a leader in the Jamaat-e-Islami political party, and resides in the city of Lahore.

All of her criticism on western culture and its impacts on Muslim world are derived from her reading of her own life.

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. Finally, on May 24,she converted to Islam and adopted the name Maryam Jameelah.

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