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To Be a European Muslim

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To Be a European Muslim addresses some of the fundamental issues born of the several million strong Muslim presence in Europe in our times. Based on a thorough study of Islamic sources, it seeks to answer basic questions about European Muslims' social, political, cultural, and legal integration.

Tariq Ramadan is recognized worldwide for his original scholarship. He is a pro
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Paperback, 289 pages
Published December 15th 2015 by The Islamic Foundation (first published 1998)
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Naza Alkhateeb
Jul 06, 2011 Naza Alkhateeb rated it liked it
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I love Tareq Ramadan. I love his Europeanness and his islamicness and his frenchness and his fresh ideas and approaches into Islamic jurisprudence. I love the courage he has to jump into the deep end for the benefit of Muslims in all western secular democracies from the US to Europe to Australia.
Rebekka Steg
Apr 16, 2012 Rebekka Steg rated it it was amazing
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To Be a European Muslim deals with the issue of Islam in Europe (bet you hadn't see that one coming!) To find the middle path between assimilating with the host country (i.e., behaving like any native European) or living as a "country within a country" (i.e., behaving as you would back "home" wherever that is), but rather realizing which parts of your behaviour are cultural (and therefore negotiable to a certain degree) and which parts are Islamic/religious (and therefore not negotiable). I thin ...more
Altaf
May 07, 2007 Altaf rated it really liked it
Although the title says "European Muslim," the book has no doubt valuable insights for us Americans/Canadians and in fact any Muslims living as "minorities" (only in number of course and not status). Yea, I really miss my copy of this book since Br. Mohamed Sheibani has it and will not return it ;)
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Tariq Ramadan is the son of Said Ramadan and Wafa Al-Bana, who was the eldest daughter of Hassan al Banna, who in 1928 founded the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Gamal al-Banna, the liberal Muslim reformer is his great-uncle. His father was a prominent figure in the Muslim Brotherhood and was exiled by Gamal Abdul Nasser[3] from Egypt to Switzerland, where Tariq was born.

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