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Shattered: The Sectarian Divide and Start of the Feminist Revolution in Islam

Syed Abbas Rizvi

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Hardcover. 300 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.3in. x 1.2in.The Middle East has become a flash point for extremism and intrareligious violence, as well as a cultural debacle of womens rights. From the current derelict state of womens rights in the Arab world to the current sectarian divide in Iraq and the ongoing hatred between Shia and Sunni Muslims, this book demonstrates the genesis of the collapse of the original Islam of Mohammad and the core of the split of these two sects of Islam while also looking deep within one of the most powerful struggles for womens rights-the struggle led by Fatima, the daughter of Mohammad, that took place in the early days of the religion Shattered explores what took place during and after these events. It presents a unique history of the Muslim world, touching on the ramifications of Fatimas stand for Womens rights and the seeds of dissension planted at the death of Mohammad, while touching on all of the crucial events from past to present that have turned horribly violent as a result of simple misinterpretations of the Quran and traditions by extremist groups, such as those responsible for the horrible terrorist actions that took place on 911. This book will provide an in-depth analysis of some crucial movements within Islam that have nurtured the hate drawn from hundreds of years of history as well as provide forward-looking analysis on the concepts of freedom in Islam, human rights, womens rights, and modernist views, as well as reformist views and their place in Islam. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781438904221

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Title: Shattered: The Sectarian Divide and Start of...

Publisher: AuthorHouse

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The Middle East has become a flash point for extremism and intrareligious violence, as well as a cultural debacle of women's rights. From the current derelict state of women's rights in the Arab world to the current sectarian divide in Iraq and the ongoing hatred between Shia and Sunni Muslims, this book demonstrates the genesis of the collapse of the original Islam of Mohammad and the core of the split of these two sects of Islam while also looking deep within one of the most powerful struggles for women's rights-the struggle led by Fatima, the daughter of Mohammad, that took place in the early days of the religion Shattered explores what took place during and after these events. It presents a unique history of the Muslim world, touching on the ramifications of Fatima's stand for Women's rights and the seeds of dissension planted at the death of Mohammad, while touching on all of the crucial events from past to present that have turned horribly violent as a result of simple misinterpretations of the Quran and traditions by extremist groups, such as those responsible for the horrible terrorist actions that took place on 9/11. This book will provide an in-depth analysis of some crucial movements within Islam that have nurtured the hate drawn from hundreds of years of history as well as provide forward-looking analysis on the concepts of freedom in Islam, human rights, women's rights, and modernist views, as well as reformist views and their place in Islam.

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About the Authors: Syed Abbas Ali Rizvi has thirty years experience as Director, Manager, Research scientist, and Sr. Principal engineer with Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare industries. He owns patents in his name in the area of optical physics for the development of a novel device for micro surface analysis and has MS in chemistry from Easter Illinois University.Syed Khasim Taqui Rizvi is a graduate from the Cambridge School of Weston in Weston, Massachusetts, and has had an interest in writing since he took creative and literary writing courses after being selected at the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. Khasim Rizvi is currently pursuing a college degree with future plans in writing and law.

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