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Ibn Warraq on my Mufti monograph: “…a scholarly, well-researched response to those who argue that antisemitism in the Islamic world is a modern, Nazi-inspired phenomenon”
November 15th, 2013 (1 minute ago) by Andrew Bostom |
Ibn Warraq, the great scholar of Islam’s origins, and an erudite, passionate defender of the Western cultural patrimony of freedom, and reasoned inquiry, provided the following lovely blurb for my new monograph, The Mufti’s Islamic Jew-Hatred—What the Nazis Learned from Hajj Amin el-Husseini:
“Andrew Bostom’s study is a scholarly, well-researched response to those who would argue that antisemitism in the Islamic world is a modern, Nazi-inspired phenomenon. As Bostom himself once put it, ‘Muslim Jew hatred… dates back to the origins of Islam.’ The ex-Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin el-Husseini forged a symbiotic relationship with the Nazis in order to reinforce each other’s pre-existing murderous prejudices. A timely and necessary work.”
—Ibn Warraq, author of Why I Am Not a Muslim, and Defending the West—A Critique of Edward Said’s Orientalism