Brother Tariq: The Doublespeak of Tariq Ramadan

Brother Tariq: The Doublespeak of Tariq Ramadan


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Brother Tariq: The Doublespeak of Tariq Ramadan by Caroline Fourest

Tariq Ramadan is a global phenomenon. A Swiss-born Muslim activist, he is the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, the radical group credited with inspiring modern Islamic radicalism. Ramadan is fluent in English, French and Arabic. In Europe, he is the most quoted and circulated writer on Islam. His writings are a regular feature of major English-speaking newspapers, but his real message is revealed in his speeches to Muslim groups in France, Africa, and the Middle East. Caroline Fourest has carefully transcribed and translated those speeches and shows that Ramdan's ingenious rhetoric is a Trojan horse, fostering the anti-Semitic and anti-Christian values of fundamentalist Islam on its latest battlefield: Western civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594032158
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 02/25/2008
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 8.86(w) x 6.26(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Denis MacShane     vii
Preface     xiii
Tariq Ramadan: His Record and Background     1
"Islam's Future" or the Future of the Muslim Brotherhood?     3
The Heir     42
Discourse and Rhetoric     109
A "Reformist" but a Fundamentalist     111
An "Islamic Feminist"-but Puritanical and Patriarchal     137
Muslim and Citizen, but Muslim First!     166
Not a Clash but a Confrontation between Civilizations     196
The West as the Land of "Collaborations"     226
Notes     235
Index     255

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