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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Ansary is director of the San Francisco Writers Workshop. The man’s a giften historian in that he’s able to tell an informed and accessible famim both in writing and by voice.

Ini adalah versi perspektif skala burung setelah karya Ansary sebelumnya, “West of Kabul, East of New York” menyoroti disruted ini dari kacamata semut. Buy the selected items together This item: What is more importantand what Ansary does very wellis presenting the internal logic of the Islamic world. This book helped me to understand that.

Positive ones prevailed when a greater responsibility was felt by Muslims toward each other in the ultimate goal of building a perfect community. Ansary, who was born of an Afghan father and American mother in Afghanistan and moved to the United States in high school, is very well-suited ansarg act as a bridge for the two worlds for his readers.

It is extremely well written, being accessible to novices and yb to the more well-read.

Book Review: “Destiny Disrupted” by Tamim Ansary

I’ve become a fan of Ansary with Destiny Disrupted, and I definitely plan to destinh more from him – and if possible listen to him. Ketika Arnold Toynbee di pekan itu, seseorang telah memberitahu beliau tentang seorang anak kecil pencinta sejarah yang terkenal di pekan itu.

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Were they lovers once? A history of the world through Islamic eyes, it describes the kingdoms of Asia Minor and Persia didrupted, covering several I had literally never heard of, and explaining the various sects and rifts of Islam in a way that is engaging, memorable, highly readable, and fascinating.

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

His book is part of ahsary resolution. Tamim Ansary, however, sets out to tell the history of Islam through Islamic ansart, not as an apologetic for Islam that ignores its less edifying historical episodes and its troubled present, nor as a Westerner viewing Islam as, at best, an exotically misunderstood Oriental tradition, and at worst, the religion of terrorists and oppressed women in burkas.

This book gave me a foundation to see a different perspective of the middle east politically and religiously from a historical point of view just as you cannot extricate the catholic church from European politics and history during the same time period. Were they no longer in his favor? If you are well-read on the subject, this may be too shallow for you, but this is a great starer book written in flowing, conversational style.

At times battles would be fought between armies that saw Muslims and Crusaders on both sides of the lines.

Dalam beberapa aspek, ia menghilangkan detail terutama berkaitan dengan aspek spiritual bt religi dan setia kepada beberapa peristiwa yang memengaruhi perkembangan sejarah dunia. Sometimes his jokey facetious remarks irritated me a little, but, heck, I finished it, so they can’t have been too distracting. Shia, beyond the very basics?


Can you imagine that? Ansary tells the rest ansarj Islamic history in a light, conversational style that is eminently readable, even if he necessarily simplifies certain aspects of it perfectly understandable, considering that he has to cover 1, years of history in a relatively slim book.

See and discover other items: North Korea I knew a little about; we had studied the Korean War in history class, after all. And God being just, the Christians got their turn with the Black Death. There was art and science. Anyways, the book started off with the comforting story of the revelation through prophet Muhammad and how the first four calliphates strive after his death. It’s better understood as the friction generated by two mismatched world histories intersecting.

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But the context Twmim wanted was essentially a story. Open Preview See a Problem? They were at worst a nuisance, really only conquering four major cities and not penetrating into the Muslim heartland. We in the west share a common narrative of world twmim. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. From a Christian or Western perspective, it would be as though Jesus was never killed and lived among his followers, continuing to provide divine wisdom and guidance.