"Book Review"

Chasing A Mirage – The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State. 

 

http://chasingamirage.com/

A leading moderate Muslim looks into the heart of Muslim/Islamic identity

The terrorist attack on 9/11 and subsequent attacks in Bali, Madrid, and London were for much of the non-Muslim world a brutal introduction to a religion and culture that it had, until then, not thought much about. In the six years since 9/11, Muslims and the motivating principles of their faith have undergone severe scrutiny by writers and opinion makers alike-while still failing to address a key issue: the distinction between Islamists and Muslims. In Chasing a Mirage, Canadian journalist Tarek Fatah analyzes the diverging aspirations that separate the Islamist from the Muslim, and what the implications of an "Islamic State" vs. "state of Islam" have for the world's one billion Muslims and their five billion non-Muslim neighbors.

 

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94 Rafi Raza Response to Syed H. Haider # 95 Aug. 30, 2008
95 Syed H. Haider Response to Rafi Raza # 94 Aug. 28, 2008
94 Rafi Raza Response to Syed H. Haider and Farzana! Aug. 22, 2008
93 DR. Tahir M. Qazi   Response to Farzana Hassan Aug. 22, 2008
92 David Solway The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State Aug. 21, 2008
91 Farzana Hassan   Response to Rafi Raza  Aug. 21, 2008
90 Syed H. Haider  Response to Rafi Raza # 89 Aug. 21, 2008
89 Rafi Raza TO FARZANA HASSAN Aug. 19, 2008
88 Farzana Hassan  Response to Rafi Raza and JIC.   Aug. 16, 2008
87 Zamin Jafari  The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State Aug. 15, 2008
86 Rafi Raza Distorting the term "Ijtihad" (Intellectual exertion) Aug. 15, 2008
85 Akber Hussain  Response to Dr.Tahir Qazi. Post 46. Aug. 15, 2008
84 Farzana Hassan  The "Islamic State": A Continuing Controversy Aug. 14, 2008
83 Javed I. Chaudry   Response to Ms. Farzana Hasan post #81 Aug. 14, 2008
83 Javed I. Chaudry Response to Mr. Ahsan's post #80 Aug. 13, 2008
82 Ahsan     Aug. 13, 2008
81 Farzana Hassan  Reply to DR. Tahir M. Qazi   (77) Aug. 11, 2008
80 Ahsan    based on your personal supposition # 78 Aug. 11, 2008
79 Javed I. Chaudry My response to Ms. Farzana post 57 Aug. 10, 2008
78 Javed I. Chaudry

This is response to Mr. Ahsan’s post #71.

Aug. 10, 2008
77 DR. Tahir M. Qazi  Farzana Hassan: Re: Your Post #57  Aug. 10, 2008
76 Javed I. Chaudry Response to Mr. Rafi Raza post 69 Aug. 10, 2008
75 Javed I. Chaudry Response to Aziz Sahib's post #70 Aug. 10, 2008
74 Javed I. Chaudry  Prayers Answered - to Rafi Aamer Aug. 09, 2008
73 Javed I. Chaudry Response to Post # 56 Aug. 09, 2008
72 Jawaid Chaudhry (Virk) Lovely to remain in the "confusionville" Aug. 09, 2008
71 Ahsan   In post # 53, the following question is asked Aug. 09, 2008
70 Aziz Ahmad To Javed I. Chaudry Aug. 09, 2008
69 Rafi Raza To Mr. Haider Aug. 09, 2008
58 Rafi Aamer To Farzana Hassan's post #57 Aug. 08, 2008
57 Farzana Hassan In response to Rafi Aamer and JIC Aug. 08, 2008
56 Syed H. Haider To JIC Aug. 06, 2008
55 Rafi Raza Rafi Aamer's 2 cents Aug 06 2008
54 Javed I. Chaudry my humorous response to Rafi’s humorous post #52  
53 Javed I. Chaudry some questions for Haider sahib, ref. his post #51. Aug. 04, 2008
52 Rafi Aamer had to make an emergency landing in Chapter 7 Aug. 03, 2008
51 Syed H. Haider Islam has nothing to do with killing Aug. 03, 2008
50 Javed I. Chaudry Dear Rafi Sahib and other FoTH Friends: Aug. 02, 2008
49 Jawaid Chaudhry (Virk) Foundation build upon such “history” are questionable Aug. 01, 2008
48 Hasan Mahmood The “counting sheep theory” never came to my mind Aug. 01, 2008
47 Rafi Aamer  Chapter on Palestine is worth the price of the book Aug. 01, 2008
46 DR. Tahir M. Qazi Mr. Akbar Hussain - Post #39 Aug. 01, 2008
45 Farzana Hassan In response to J.I. Chaudry Post # 40 Aug. 01, 2008
44 Javed I. Chaudry One cocks and the other fires July 31, 2008
43 Aziz Ahmad I have finished the book now! July 31, 2008
42 Jawaid Chaudhry (Virk) change is very necessary. July 31, 2008
41 Rafi Raza loyalty of Tony Blair with BUSH? July 31, 2008
40 Javed I. Chaudry   Response to post #35 July 29, 2008
39 Akber Hussain Do not over do with religion July 29, 2008
38 Jawaid Chaudhry (Virk) attacks on Javed I. Chaudry July 29, 2008
37 Intizar Zaidi   Dr. Tahir Qazi's review of Chasing a Mirage July 27, 2008
36 R. Rahi battle against "CHASING A MIRAGE". July 27, 2008
35 Nargis Tapal