Category Archives Islamologists and Islamic Studies in the West

Islam: Fastest Shrinking Religion in the World: Part 1 By Ibn Warraq   PART ONE: POPULATION AND THE TRUE NUMBER OF CONVERTS. Immediately after 9/11, many journalists in the United States and Europe came out with several glib generalisations that I found, and still find, irritating, and furthermore, I am very skeptical of the claims […]

The Dogmatic Islamophilia of Western Islamologists By Ibn Warraq (From New English Review, April 2010.) Consider the following remarks, and try to guess in what sort of publication they might have first appeared:               “Archaeologists increasingly have questioned accepted assumptions about biblical history and the biblical narrative….”             “Archaeological finds, however, […]

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