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كتاب «الإسلام بين الشرق والغرب»، هو نتيجة لدراسة واسعة متعددة الجوانب لأبرز الأفكار العالمية في تاريخ البشرية المعاصر. إن ظاهرة نسيان الذات التي تميز بها التاريخ الحديث للعالم الإسلامي، تضع المفكر الشرقي والغربي على السواء في موقف مماثل من هذا الكتاب. فمن خلال الدراسة المقارنة للمقدمات الأساسية والنتائج المترتبة عليها في المجالات الاجتماعية والقانونية والسياسية والثقافية و ...more
Paperback, 1st Edition, 416 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by مؤسسة بافاريا للنشر والإعلام والخدمات (first published 1980)
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Julia Simpson-Urrutia
This is a heady distillation of intellectual Muslim thought, demonstrating the kind of man Izetbegovic was. I once gave this book to my father (an agnostic) who said, "He's so intelligent it's scary." Islam Between East and West is a modern treatise on cultures and civilization which attempts to show how so many philosophies have failed to give human beings what they need. Izetbegovic is no coward, and he makes strong assertions: "Every culture is theistic in its essence; every civilization is a ...more
Murtaza
Dec 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the Islamic conception of the world, mankind is unique among creation for serving as the vice-regent of the divine within the material world. While all created things are by nature obedient to the divine will and thus “Muslim,” only humans have the ability to choose whether to rebel or submit themselves to the natural order. Through their possession both an inner and outer life, humans potentially serve as the vehicle through which the divine attributes are projected into the material world, ...more
Tim
One of the greatest Islamic concepts that is all but completely obscured in today’s reactionary Western media is the fundamental idea of “The Middle Way”. This idea is lost on extremists as well, who are just as reactionary in the way they view the world as some can be in the West. Past all the cultural trappings of the way Sharia has been constructed, past the use of religion as cover for underlying grievances and perceived slights, past the misunderstanding of the deeper truths for which relig ...more
Scribble Orca
All I can say, book, is that we're off to a rocky start.

"There are only three integral views of the world: the religious, the materialistic, and the Islamic(1)." p. 25

First footnote:

"(1)In this book, the term religion has the meaning it has in Europe - that is, faith as an esoteric experience which does not go beyond a personal relationship with God and as such expresses itself only in dogmas and rituals. Accordingly, Islam cannot be classifed as a religion. Islam is more than a religion for it
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Hamza
Mar 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, islam, religion
It's difficult to really write a review for this book. It deals with Islam not as a typical "religion" per se, but as a comprehensive way of life that deals with both the spiritual and societal. Mr. Izetbegović contrasts Christianity, which is purely spiritual in his view, with Marxism and other related movements, which are purely societal in his view. In this same way, he describes the difference between culture and society, the view of man as a soul vs. as a unit of society, and many other dis ...more
Amr Haroun
Dec 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
if you wanna dig deep read it , only for who wants to think
Shuaib  Choudhry
Oct 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A real diamond of a book, perhaps my favourite ever, such is the eloquence, depth and breadth of this treasure. He covers the creative heights of fiction and art to the genius of the logicians and philosophers, but they all come unstuck in the inconsistency present in their own worldview, except perhaps Nietzsche who took the ideas which form the bed rock of most modern western nations and showed their ultimate logical conclusion in nihilism. Many times I have personally heard that Islam is a re ...more
Ebadur
May 01, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a book, what a book! A real treasure, I really haven't read something by a Muslim author writing in the contemporary period as in touch with what's going on, creative and brilliant. I think the dichotomy created throughout the book sometimes was a bit too simplistic (in order to argue for Islam's "bipolar unity"), but otherwise I really enjoyed this. The author is amazing in his comprehensiveness and the various sources he draws from. Thanks to Dr. Jackson for recommending this to me, inspi ...more
lifeofsadnan
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
NOT FOR CASUAL READING. this book took me forever to get through. i'd open it, read 2 pages, and fall asleep. the language is complicated and it can get fairly dense/repetitive at times.

but learning wise, it is a great read. alija touches on many points - the creation of man, evolution, art/architecture/music, the modern world, morality, faith, god, the list goes on. even though I feel like i'll need to come back to it later to appreciate it fully, I feel like it's given me a good insight into t
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Humza
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Islam Between East and West begins with the following verses from Alamma Iqbal’s Javid Nama:

"Though it is from the East that the sun rises,
showing itself bold and bright,
without a veil, it burns and blazes with inward fire
only when it escapes from the shackles of East and West.
Drunk with the splendor it springs up out of its East
that it may subject all horizons to its mastery,
its nature is innocent of both East and West,
though in origin, true, it is an Easterner."

It seems to me that what fo
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MM
Thought-provoking and insightful, this is a book well worth reading regardless of religious background. Alija Izetbegovic is an erudite and intelligent man whose analysis of reality touches on every aspect of existence: from life to morality to art to law and back again, all focussing on the inherent dualism in humans of spirit and matter. Rather than being a cliche, run-of-the-mill "Islam and Science" book, Izetbegovic thankfully does not once try to find a so-called "scientific miracle" in the ...more
Midya Rahman
Dec 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
the book s great,
it gives a very accurate idea about human nature, polices, and many revolutionary movements;
also a wise comparison for science, art...

the writer is deep minded and intelligent that he could provide opinions for many wide subjects one would not predict a politician would care about,

the book is not about Islam, it is about all religions, it is about the creation of universe itself
Hafidha
Aug 06, 2019 rated it it was ok
This book is an utter clutter of unorganized thoughts and poor arguments, sometimes even obnoxious; it keeps bouncing everywhere, it gets hard to follow at times, I am surprised at the positive reviews it has gotten, but I can understand why though, I guess inject Islam in whatever and its devoted adherents will follow.
Roumen Bezergianov
A great philosophical work, with the first half of the book reviewing the history of philosophy and the main differences between humanistic and materialistic philosophy. The second half of the book focuses on Islam, and its way of integrating humanistic and materialistic concerns, of reconciling these differences.
Fatima Karim
Sep 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
really so beautiful book. I recommend to read.
Safa
Aug 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Great book indeed. if you haven't read it yet, what are you waiting for? ...more
Asma Mabrouk
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Z.
Mar 30, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This work served as Alija Izetbegovic's doctoral dissertation and has become a foundational text for a deep understanding of human being mind sets. The book is a journey through different schools of thoughts, where it shows where the humanity failed and where it succeeded.

It's a deep understanding of leading world views (West/Capitalism/religion - East/Socialism/materialism) shows why such philosophies have failed to give human beings what they need, the whole book is meant to offer the position
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Peshawa Jalal Muhammad
this book , written secretly and hidden for a while before publishing it, is the definitely one of the best modern philosophical, spiritual and sociopolitical approach towards Islam and it's position within modern ideologies and ideas. as the title suggests the book is am analysis of islam through the ultimate form of life as viewed by man : Duality .
Bigovic does a great job explaining science and art , religion and materialism, culture and civilization, facts and valued , soul and psyche and s
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Haneen
Apr 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
this work should be put on a shelf in the louvre or sth, and it can't be read just once! one of the many points that triggered my mental conscious was the similarity between religion & art in general; the art in it's search of what's humanity is like it kinda became a god's seeker, even though the reality has agnostic artists, that doesn't change a thing! it goes back to our nature as a contradicted human beings, humans were always in need of a way to communicate spiritually unlike animals who a ...more
Imaneeh
Dec 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books I've read this year I highly recommend it, and it doesn't talk just about Islam but about the civilisation and phylosophy in general and everything is quoted which I really liked, the analysis of the matter was logical and objective which is great, you should read it ...more
Hussam Alkaabi
Interesting, but overrated...
Islam Gamal
Jun 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In my opinion, This book is a must read for every Muslim to stand tall against the world now days.
Nahla Fathy
Feb 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mind blooming and thought provoking
Highly recommended .
Osama Zubair
Jul 13, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alija rahimahullah does a good job presenting the Islamic worldview in comparison to a Christian and materialistic worldview.
Muhamed Halilovic
MASTERPIECE THAT SINGLEHANDEDLY BRINGS TO KNEES ALL ATHEISTIC AND PHILOSOPHIC BULLSHIT OF WESTERN DUMB, LOST, ARROGANT, RACIST, INHUMAN MOTHERFUCKERS STARTING WITH ZIZEK AND GOING BACKWARDS.
Islam Jaber
Aug 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book! The author is well educated.
Abdul Quader
Dec 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good book to read.
Osama Noor
Jan 09, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It explains psychological peace to the Muslim community and how to deal with material and spiritual matters to Islam
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