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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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Trivia About Destiny Disrupted His new book Destiny Disrupted retells the history of the world through Islamic eyes.

Those who say that Muslims are incapable of peaceful, heterogeneous coexistence in societies that value reason and democratic principles ignore the fact that such Muslim societies existed for centuries. Destiny Disrupted is now the book that I will recommend, but with an important caveat. But let’s be honest – sometimes the way that history is written is not that fun to read. I’ve been recommending this book to everyone I know. Positive ones prevailed when a greater responsibility was felt by Muslims toward each other in the ultimate goal of building a perfect community.

This is unfortunate, since a nuanced understanding of these leaders and the revolutions or coups that toppled them is, I would argue, more important to a useful understanding of the current geopolitical landscape than an emperor or imam of centuries past.

I’ve been recommending this book to everyone I know. If facts are all you want, Wikipedia is your destination although in not so much yet. For such a broad and sweeping attempt to introduce the Islamic view of the world to readers unfamiliar with it, it’s a perfect approach to engage while educating. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In Destiny DisruptedTamim Ansary tells the rich story of world history as the Islamic world saw it, from the time of Mohammed to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and beyond.

Shortly thereafter we discovered science, democracy, and industrialization. Mir Tamim Ansary is an Afghan-American author and public speaker. Bermula di zaman kegemilangan dan keemasan Islam sehinggalah pada zaman terakhir Daulah Islamiyah yang dipimpin orang Turki Uthmaniah.

Destiny Disrupted

The news only focuses on surface events, “the things that are happening are happening! Upgrade to Premium now and get unlimited access to the Blinkist library. Of course, any reader with a more detailed, prior knowledge of the region and its religion reserves the right to knock his story down and tell me everything the author got wrong. There is much made of the importance of the Reformation in Europe. If you don’t really have a solid historical background Ansary uses analogies with concepts that will be familiar to his audience in order to make things clearer and more easily digestible: Ansary rightly points out that Islamic history, one where Islamic cultures were much more advanced that European socie This book is an excellent exploration of not just Islamic history dates, names, events, etc.


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Tapi untuk saya yang sudah biasa membaca buku-buku terjemahan versi Indonesia, ini sudah tidak menjadi masalah untuk saya. That is until the greatest calamity the Muslim world had seen to date fell upon them. Ada dua buku teks tebal Tamadun Dunia dan Tamadun Islam yang wajib kami baca dan dibawa ke hulu ke hilir. We learn of the different interpretations of Islam, ranging from the comparatively liberal, tolerant Sufism ansayr the literal, rigid Salafism and Wahabism.

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

But how do I begin to understand the forces behind them? Buy the selected items together This item: Kelompangan itu ialah pada sumbangan Islam dalam sejarah dunia. Year 0 was when Islam became a real thing, marked by moving the fledgling group to a city where they could really get started Mecca, his hometown, was pretty violently not a fan of him at that time.

Pada ketika itu minat memang ada, tetapi yang lebih menguatkan juga ialah kerana peperiksaan STPM itu sendiri juga. If you want to have more than a superficial understanding of how Sunnis and Shias split off from each other, and why India has been the location of so much Hindu-Muslim conflict, and of course, how the United States went from a modern nation Muslims admired and respected in the early 20th century to the Great Satan it is today yes, a big part of the reason is Israel, but that’s not the whole story, and most of the rest of the reason is oil, but that’s still not the whole storythen you will get it here, but as the title indicates, this is a history of the world through Muslim eyes, and so the West really only comes into the picture towards the end.


Even so, I will certainly be recommending this book to family, friends and colleagues alike, with my own caveat that the interpretations of the last 70 years of history pertaining to Islam and the West leaves something to be desired, and that Ansary reaches conclusions that don’t sit entirely comfortably with me, although they almost do.

But in some ways these distortions are part of the logic of the story. Apparently, any time the Muslims conquered or colonized it was “expanding the peace” and there was no conversion by the sword at all. Here again as a catastrophic intertwining of the Dizrupted and Western narrative still about secular modernism versus back-to-source Islamism, the other still about superpower rivalry and control of oil, though couched in rhetoric about democracy and totalitarianism.

Juga tidak ketinggalan perkembangan agama ketika itu yang bermula awal seperti Zoroastrianisme. Membandingkan dengan karya Karen Armstrong Islam: It taimm extremely fascinating to see the various responses to modernism in the Islamic world and how those responses influence the world today.

tamlm Overall, the book is about understanding what the Islamic worldview even is, not about prescribing The Best Way to interact with it today. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ketika Arnold Toynbee di pekan itu, seseorang telah memberitahu beliau tentang seorang anak kecil pencinta sejarah yang terkenal di pekan itu.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But let’s be honest – sometimes the way that hist “The conflict wracking the modern world is not, I think, best understood as a ‘clash of civilizations’ Dwstiny clarifies why two great civilizations-Western and Muslim-grew up oblivious to each other, what happened when they intersected, and how the Islamic world was affected by its slow recognition that Didrupted place it long perceived detsiny primitive-had somehow hijacked destiny.

We repeat this mistake to our peril. Having taught War College, I knew Islam’s history of expansion as the faith grew. The rightly Guided Caliphs, as they are known, led their community in to a vast expansion, with each victory lending further credence to God being on their side.