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I highly recommend the book for every person interested in learning about the true Islam.
Reza Aslan's historically accurate, factually filled and story like writing style makes this book a page turner as well as a very informative trip through Islam.
As a muslim woman who had been conflicted between my personal beliefs and the current interpretation of Islam, this book was a breath of fresh air.
As usual the writer goes into detail about Islam and its different branches. His last chapters deal with the current situations when he was writing the book--a must read for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ruth Dater
Great book and gives a great summary, very eye-opening for us ignorants, of the effect of US and European colonialism on present day history & extremism in Arabic countriesPublished 2 months ago by Jane P. Borish
One of the outstanding books I have ever read! Well-written and rich in knowledge.Published 2 months ago by Nahla Nurhidayah
This is probably the best book out there to help westerners understand Islam, pas and present. My husband and I have recommended it to many people interested in a better... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Roxy Fairdeal
Reza's writing is highly approachable. The way he approaches history is meticulous, accesible, and englightining without every being pedantic. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Salomé