Ibn Warraq

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Ibn Warraq


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in Rajkot, Gujarat, India
January 01, 1947

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Ibn Warraq, M.A. (Arabic, Persian, Art History, University of Edinburgh, 1969; B.A., Philosophy, University of London, 1978), is the pen name of an author most famous for his criticism of Islam. He is the founder of the Institute for the Secularisation of Islamic Society (ISIS) and is formerly a senior research fellow at the Center for Inquiry, focusing on Quranic criticism. Warraq is currently the Vice-President of the World Encounter Institute. Warraq's commentary on Islam is considered by some to be overly polemical and revisionist, while others praise it as well-researched.

Warraq gathered world notice through his historiographies of the early centuries of the Islamic timeline and has published works which question mainstream conceptions
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“The harsh truth that this is the only life we have should make us try and improve it for as many people as possible.”
Ibn Warraq, Why I Am Not a Muslim

“I wish more people would belabor the obvious, and more often.”
Ibn Warraq, Why I am Not a Muslim

“Monotheism has also been recognized as inherently intolerant.”
Ibn Warraq, Why I Am Not a Muslim



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