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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And she does it well. 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.

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The result will be suicide attempt, not only of a single nation as in the vversus, but of the entire human race. Muslim women in America: She said that Islam is far more seriously menaced from within than from without.

It is indeed true that a certain hateful caricature of the West has made inroads into the modern Jihadi literature adding fuel to the fire. I imagined I knew Maryam Jameelah.

Islam Versus The West

Jameelah was a prolific author, offering a conservative defense of traditional Islamic values and culture. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Therefore in any case it should not be replaced with any foreign ideas, because that would be the revolt against the position of Islam laid down by the teachings of Holy Amryam and sunnah. Baker has been fairly thoughtful and balanced in her treatment of characters and their views.

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Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. 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 wets their material aspirations. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed. Shaidha Banu marked it as to-read Nov 24, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She entered the University of Rochester after high-school, but had to withdraw before classes began because of psychiatric problems. Margaret converted at the age of 27 in weet New York. Explore the Home Gift Guide. She used her experience to write scathing condemnations of her society.

Saad Al-suwaidan marked it as to-read Aug 18, Her empathy with each side makes one re-think the whole secular-religious divide and the role of this dichotomous relationship in the development of Pakistan, its identity and its future. Did she mislead her readers through the book?


There were variations between letters which appeared in Lahore publications and those in The Convert. She is vehemently opposed to the so-called westernizers within the Muslim society she argues jameepah Islamic society can prevail and flourish and even contribute its own Islamic civilization without compromising any of its the basic principles.

I agree with Baker that ideas of Maududi, Qutb, and Maryam have certainly uslam a role. Inshe married Muhammed Yusuf khan, a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami, becoming his second wife.

Mehboob Alim marked it as to-read Feb 12, Criticizing the mixed culture of western values, she asserted that a Muslim woman is expected to live in privacy. She was deeply critical of secularismmaterialism and modernizationboth in Western society, as well as in Islam. Krup Skaya msryam it as to-read Jan 30, Umar Bin marked it as to-read Sep 01, But to her, it seemed to be far off from the goals and ideals of Maududi and his Jamat.

Even while in school she was attracted to Asian and particularly Arab culture and history, and counter to the support for Israel among wfst around her, she generally sympathised with the plight of Arabs and Palestinians.