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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I love history and this is a nice beginner book to understanding the events by being able to see both sides. Ansary’s Destiny Disrupted is an excellent place to start. Or sign in with your social account. Ansary tells the desttiny of Islamic history in a light, conversational style that is eminently readable, even if he necessarily simplifies certain aspects of it perfectly understandable, considering that he has to cover 1, years of history in a relatively slim book. Positive ones prevailed when a greater responsibility was felt by Muslims toward each other in the ultimate goal of building a perfect community.

Every story has multiple sides to it, any critical thinker knows this–and yet when we’re talking about our own story, the story of humanity, why do we only care for one side of it? After three decades as a U.

Forty hours later, Tamim is tanim talking. But in some ways these distortions are part of the logic of the story. I’m sure something of what I read is useful.

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

Malah bahasanya menyebabkan saya lebih asyik. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The most important aspect of Islam the author who is himself a Muslim stresses is that Islam is not about individual salvation but about the community.

New schools of thought and law were developed in response to the Mongols that has resonance to this day. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. With storytelling brio, deatiny, and evenhanded sympathy to all sides of the story, Ansary illuminates a fascinating parallel to the world narrative usually heard in the West.


His book is part of that resolution.

But inI was in high school in the Chicago suburbs. Rather he is a judicious observer of social and pollitical failures are well. Ya, sejarah yang selalu dikaitkan dengan penuh fakta dan kekeringan.

History, at least when you’re talking about traditionally-taught mainstream history i. I’m glad I read it because I wanted to see how Islam saw the world What did they do wrong? Lebih banyak sisi negatif ditambah dengan keadaan tekanan persekitaran pada tqmim itu yang dikatakan penulis melahirkan seorang pemikir ekstremis seperti Ibnu Taimiyah. Everything not absolutely essential to the story was removed, and what remained was given as much flesh as possible as with good novels.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ansary is director of the San Francisco Writers Workshop. Ansary takes us through the birth and decline of one of humanities most brilliant civilizations from an Islamic point of view, explaining why that culture sees things differently than the industrial west does. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

But the other two?

And yet I understand that impulse not to engage. Pages with related products. Tetapi kemudian beliau kembali bertanya bukankah penilaian beliau itu berdasarkan objektif apabila ditelusuri dengan lebih adil dan cermat tentang sejarah perkembangan Islam dalam sejarah dunia.

A few days ago, I saw in facebook a picture of Kabul and Tehran ladies in the 70s, wearing Western dresses as in, short skirts, etcand the next pic of early 90s where the ladies of Kabul and Tehran wore burqa and or the long black hijab people should really stop seeing muslim pics from the Middle East and see how Indonesian muslims dress! Buku Al-Ghazali sampai ke Andalusia dan di sana buku Al Ghazali telah memukau orang-orang yang membacanya.

There’s a quote from award winning author, Dave Eggers, on the outside of the copy of this book that I read. Tamim Ansary writes in a chatty, slangy, motormouth style. This book gave me a foundation to see a different perspective of the middle east politically and religiously from a historical point of view just as you cannot extricate the catholic church from European politics and history during the same time period.


At the start of the book, Ansary tells the reader that we should think of this tale very much as “a story,” as if we met him in a cafe and this is the tale that he, as an astute and knowledgeable historian, might tell us over tea.

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

Beliau ansaary membesar dengan terus membaca dan membaca karya sejarah dan seterusnya tumbuh membesar menjadi pencinta sejarah yang sejati. I think that that picture circulating in facebook was taken totally out of context, and how funny it is when I understand the real background of such propaganda. The e-mail was a response disruptee a call to bomb Afghanistan “into the Stone Age. Dunia tengah yang dimaksudkan ini ialah dunia tengah sebelum kemunculan Islam.

Mohammad was on hand to settle disputes in a just and fair manner and there was much harmony among the Muslim community. I’ll just have to find out what. Ansary pretty much covers the entire history of Islam in an incredibly readable and lucid way.

Ansary notes that some of the associated scientific advances had already been made on paper by Muslim thinkers, even hundreds of years earlier than in Europe. He also shows how the seeds of current conflict in the Middle East were sown not only by differing ideas about the world but by the actions of the various world powers pursuing their own interests ususally to the detriment of local populations.

Book Review: “Destiny Disrupted” by Tamim Ansary

Shia, beyond the very basics? Other dissrupted – View all Destiny Disrupted: 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. And that, of course, is why it’s heartbreaking when the whole story turns sideways.