By Wafa Sultan
From front web page of The ny Times to YouTube, Dr. Wafa Sultan has develop into a strength radical Islam has to reckon with. For the 1st time, she tells her tale and what she realized, first-hand, approximately radical Islam in A God Who Hates, a passionate memoir by means of an outspoken Arabic girl that also is a cautionary story for the West. She grew up in Syria in a tradition governed through a god who hates girls. "How can this type of tradition be whatever yet barbarous?", Sultan asks. "It can't", she concludes "because any tradition that hates its girls can't love whatever else." She believes that the god who hates is waging a conflict among modernity and barbarism, now not a conflict among religions. She additionally understands that it's a conflict radical Islam will lose. Condemned by means of a few and praised by means of others for talking out, Sultan wishes everybody to appreciate the risk posed by means of A God Who Hates.
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Yazīd b. Jābir, see Ibn ʿAsākir, Ta’rīkh, 41: 137–138. Mourad, “Historiography,” 585 and n. 97. Ibn ʿAsākir, Ta’rīkh, 20: 40. This is accepted by Mourad, “Historiography,” 577, 585, 587–589; Mazor, “al-Qudāmī,” 38–39 and n. 63. See “Abū Mikhnaf,” Encyclopaedia of Islam, third edition, eds. com/entries/encyclopaedia-of-islam-3. Introduction 23 83 Compare al-Balādhurī, Futūḥ al-buldān (Beirut: Mua’ssasat al-maʿārif, 1987), 149–150 (based on Abū Mikhnaf ) with al-Azdī, Futūḥ, 103–104, on Abū Bakr’s attitude toward Khālid b.
Adī, his tribesman, and 32 Tribal lore on the conquests al-Muthannā b. 26 Qays b. ʿAmr al-Najāshī, probably of the tribe of Azd, praises the Tamīmī Ribʿī b. 27 Prominent on Sayf ’s list of praiseworthy Tamīmīs is al-Aḥnaf b. 28 His merits are voiced by Suḥār b. Fulān (“Son of the Anonymous”) al-ʿAbdī, of the B. ʿAbd al-Qays, who was al-Aḥnaf ’s deputy in Herāt and, thus, presumably, has an axe to grind. He tells that the Tamīmī was a spokesman for a delegation of Baṣra settlers who traveled to Medina to present their demands to ʿUmar and ask for an increase in their daily rations.
82 The detailed description of the stage of negotiation before the actual fighting and the folkloric information on what allegedly happened in the Persian camp, to which about one half of al-Ṭabarī’s 150 pages on al-Qādisiyya is devoted, will be taken up in Chapter 5. Here I wish to expand on the tribal lore that emerges in descriptions of the fighting itself. To begin with, it is noteworthy that of the 13 or more tribes and clans that allegedly sent their men to do battle,83 only about half have been memorialized for their prowess.
A God Who Hates: The Courageous Woman Who Inflamed the Muslim World Speaks Out Against the Evils of Islam by Wafa Sultan