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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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Dalam bercerita, Ansary mengambil perspektif dari kacamata umat Islam atau pihak yang diwakilinyamisalnya seperti cara pandang dunia Muslim terhadap “Perang Salib” Holy Crusade oleh masyarakat Eropa.

Empires of the Silk Road: Now the First World has reached the pinnacle of human development, and all that remains is for the rest of the world to finally bring itself up to our level. We also learn of the theological and racial factors that gave birth to Shiism and other schisms in Islam. But still I can sense that sort of feeling here and there the return of the far-right wing party in Germany or the clashes they have in France, etc.

Especially when people are looking for a comprehensive-but-approachable way to look at world history through the lens of Islam, there’s no better book. As he states in his introduction, his approach is less an academic tome and more a conversation about just what the heck is going on over there with Islam. I was patient with this book, in terms of trying to figure out when this moment of ‘a history of the world through Islamic eyes’ would emerge, but it never did.

Doesn’t make it the truth or totally accurate.

Ya, saya menikmati helaian demi helaian sehinggalah ke akhir buku ini. You will be truly educated about fourteen centuries of history spanning a huge chunk of the world. A History of the World through Islamic Eyes, and it’s incredibly illuminating. Destiny Disrupted is a world history, but it’s a world history as understood by the Islamic world.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In all, a truly fascinating section that recalibrated my understanding of Middle Eastern nations as places totally capable of homegrown progress, with the road much easier if the US and friends learn from their mistakes.

They came to the conclusion — some of them, that is — that they had to modernise. Nevermind the fact that it is one of the most relevant threads of current events.

A Short History misalnya, tak banyak cerita zaman Nabi yang mendorong perdebatan yurisprudensi sebagai penyebab percabangan beberapa mahzab dalam Islam.

But often I feel in the dark about these reasons. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. For further research there is also a useful appendix with annotated comments and bibliography. For him, this was the thing which kickstarted the whole European project, which he contrasts with the Islamic project.

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Ansary’s Destiny Disrupted is an excellent place to start. This book explains it all and explains in a very interesting, not bt academic, way.

Tamim Ansary, however, sets out to tell the history of Islam through Islamic eyes, 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 oppresse History books are frequently dry and factual, even when not written as textbooks, and when they’re not, they tend to reveal the author’s biases or axes to grind.

Bangs rated it it was amazing. Ansary introduces all the major empires, religious schisms, and so on, until the Western detsiny collides with Islam, at first with the minor destinh as far as Islam was concerned – detail of the Crusades – and then later in the 18th and 19th centuries as Western powers and greedy rulers slowly end up with foreigners calling the shots, openly or behind the scenes, in many major Islamic former powers.


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Book Review: “Destiny Disrupted” by Tamim Ansary – Matt Luedke

A wonderful perspective look that allows me to generally understand how Muslims think and why. Or even Sunni vs. The production was very well done, and Ansary does a fantastic job. After all, the doctrinal nuances which agitated the Protestant Reformers are of no interest at all to the Disruptedd world, and so who actually cares if he gets them right?

I’ll just have to find out what.

Destiny Disrupted : A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

Nilai itu yang ditulis oleh Tamim Ansary dalam bukunya “Destiny Disrupted: With it, he acknowledges that some oversimplification will occur. Who is it for?

By continuing, you agree to our Terms of Service. It isn’t simply the case that the European powers overwhelmed the Ddstiny world militarilymilitary setbacks and invasions had happened before, and anyway the Europeans didn’t actually conquer the Islamic world except in a few places at the outskirts. We repeat this mistake to our peril. Thorough overview of Islamic history made approachable to outsiders. North Korea I knew a little about; we had studied the Korean War in history class, after all.

On this epic journey, Tamim Ansary describes the fascinating stories of great Muslim states, scholars and leaders — a perspective on history that is, unfortunately, widely unknown to most Westerners. Stay ahead of the curve with recommended reading lists curated by experts.