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- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (82 customer reviews)
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All public libraries ought to have a copy of this book!
It is a well-written and candid book that uses scholarly evidence and personal stories to dispel the many misconceptions that exist about Islam and Muslims.
I personally feel this book can be a great instrument in understanding a religion and people that may seem different than oneself and own belief.
Used for Human Development Cross-cultural course. Author attempts to explain culture and religion, but at times sounds defensive. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Aila Dinglasan
I enjoyed this little book. My Muslim friends did not like it - one noted that the author wasn't a "good Muslim" since the cover of the book shows her in non-Muslim dress. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Patricia Paquette
Such desperately needed , timely narrative. My friends appreciated my sharing it. Also, John Esposito's scholarly tome compliments her book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary E. Shehadeh
Highly Recommended. Especially excellent to get a Muslim's view of Muslims. It's important to get a smart and thoughtful view. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ken Mort
First, a disclaimer of sorts: I am a non-Muslim and more of a "spiritual" seeker who happens to live just a few doors down from Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of "The Muslim Next... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark Nelson
As a Buddhist, I came to this book knowing very little about Islam. We mostly hear about Islam through extremists (e.g. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Janko
I randomly picked up this book at my local library, and loved it so much that I decided to purchase it so that I can take my time reading it and always have it on hand for... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Yamina
This is the best book I have ever read on Islam and the experience of being a Muslim. I wish that Americans who fear and hate Muslims would read Sumbul's book and realize that... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Daniel D.