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Our Decline: Its Causes and Remedies

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Seventy years after the author wrote it, this book is still relevant. The Islamic character as it exists today has changed relatively little since Shakib's time. Unjust and selfish Muslim leadership, degenerated ulama with selfish aims of protecting their own lives instead of correcting the errors of their kings and heads, the ultra moderns and the ultra-conservatives. The ...more
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Published by Other Press (Asia) (first published January 1st 2013)
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Najibah Bakar
Syeikh Syakib Arslan, asal Syria, menulis buku ini pada tahun 1929 lagi - menjawab soalan seorang Syeikh berasal dari Sambas Indonesia, mengapa umat Islam tertinggal di belakang bangsa lain pada waktu itu?

Kedua-dua mereka dihubungkan oleh majalah al-Manar yang diredaksikan oleh Syeikh Rashid Ridha. Ini berlaku hampir 100 tahun yang lalu. Ketika Khilafah Uthmaniyah di Turki telah lima tahun berakhir. Buku ini menunjukkan keprihatinan para ulama' terhadap mundurnya umat.

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M. Azhaari Shah
Mar 29, 2015 M. Azhaari Shah rated it really liked it
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Buku yang hadir lebih dari 80 tahun ini masih relevan untuk kita baca dan ambil pedoman darinya. Syeikh Amir Syakib Arslan, anak kelahiran Lubnan ini yang mekar sebagai politikus dan ahli sejaraj yang terkemuka menjawab persoalan mengenai punca kemunduran Umat Islam hari ini, antaranya ialah Pengkhianatan umat islam sendiri terhadap agama mereka (kerana berpihak kepada penjajah dalam kempen menentang Uthmaniyyah), perpecahan orang islam sendiri kepada dua kelompok (yang satu ultra modern dan sat ...more
Ola
Aug 11, 2007 Ola rated it really liked it
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Sometimes people find themselves in such a mess that the only consolation seems to be to relive the past. In fact so impotent are Muslims now that even their glorious past is relived through orientalist works. Thus we find hundreds of books on Muslim achievements of the so-called academic and objective bent, written by Muslims and non-Muslims, as if even the Muslim mind were colonised. Hundreds of books also flood libraries on Islamic laws and principles, ideals and beauty, without considering w ...more
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