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An apologetic writing on various negative attitudes of Islam towards the USA. Showing of 4 reviews. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Press Newsletter For information about cultural events and French language programs near you, sign up for our regional newsletters: So much for intolerance.

Tunisian Poet and Essayist Abdelwahab Meddeb, 1946-2014

This book is not an abstruse collection of rare words, paraded to show how good is the writer. On the contrary, it is a well developed philosophical and historical analysis of Islam, and the exposure of the ferocious, psychotic and inhuman aspects of religions. InMeddeb moved to Paris to continue his university studies at the Sorbonne in art history.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Inhe collaborated on the dictionary Petit Robert: Don’t forget the fact that many European countries, first of all Spain, particularly starting in the 13 century made the official persecution of religious minorities so bad a d systematic that tens of thousand of people had to migrate from the continent. Comment, alors, y voir clair dans cet imbroglio? Higher Education French Language Digital. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


An outspoken critic of Islamic fundamentalismhe lamented the rise of Islamic fascismwhich he noted was both exploitative of traditional Islamic values and given to the glorification of totalitarian dictators that sought “to colonize every last corner of private life Share your thoughts with other customers.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Meddeb judiciously illustrates how the failings of the West to create a universal equality after the Enlightenment has led to “ressentiment” in the Arab community and has contributed to the rise of fundamentalism or, as he describes it, “the sickness in Islam”.

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Meddeb, PhantasiaSindbad,pp. I’ve translated doctoral studies from the education field and met the same kind of “hi falutin'” manner of writing. Set up a giveaway. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Le texte de Meddeb acquiert ainsi une puissance remarquable.

A devout Muslim now living in Paris he was raised in TunisMeddeb speaks with the authority and indignation of one who recognizes a “paradise lost. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Directly addressing the terrorist attacks of September 11, he challenges us to reconsider the presumption that the gulf between the Islamic world and the West is too wide to breach.

Raised in a traditionally observant North African Muslim family, Meddeb began learning the Qur’an at the age of four from his father, Sheik Mustapha Meddeb, a scholar of Islamic law at the Zitounathe great mosque and university of Tunis.


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A voice of tolerant Islam, Meddeb is no stranger to controversy from militant Muslim quarters and some left-wing journalists, who accuse him of complacency towards the Ben Ali regime. Translated and Introduction by Jane Kuntz. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

The “malady” of Islam lies in its alienation from the West and the emddeb influence that fundamentalism has wrought. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. He has lived there ever since, traveling the world as a poet, writer, translator, cultural critic, invited lecturer, scholar-in-residence and visiting professor.

Skip to main content. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. January Medfeb how and when to remove this template message. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Meddeb was born in TunisFrench Tunisiaininto a learned and patrician milieu.

This evaporated after the destruction of Baghdad by the Mongols, but in a sense it survived, even if in different form. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Abdelwahab Meddeb. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.