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الطريق إلى مكة ,. There are enough reviews by other people, which does the justice to the book Yet I just want to add that Leopold Weis Muhammad Asad s life is the testimony to one thing Can a modern secular mind find it way into Islam and appreciate its truth And if so how is this possible As I was born in and raised into a Muslim society, I took it for granted that Islam was the true calling of God Yet after I have started studyin social sciences and Western society, the question above has become increasingl There are enough reviews by other people, which does the justice to the book Yet I just want to add that Leopold Weis Muhammad Asad s life is the testimony to one thing Can a modern secular mind find it way into Islam and appreciate its truth And if so how is this possible As I was born in and raised into a Muslim society, I took it for granted that Islam was the true calling of God Yet after I have started studyin social sciences and Western society, the question above has become increasingly pressing for me Because the answer to this question would help me decide whether Islam was really universal in its essence or I was living a truth regime Esed s experience is the perfect testimony of the modern reason finding its way into Islam and at the same time reconstructing the message and si
TheI try to make sense of my path so far as a Muslim, thethe experiences seem to expand themselves in front of me and escape words I cannot pin down what I m living, seeing, realizing into language I can only approximate, and at times try to make sense of it through the writings of others The idea of Islam being a consummation of all primordial divine truth, and therefore not a late religion, but ONE religion is the concept that has spoken to me most as of late In this light, TheI try to make sense of my path so far as a Muslim, thethe experiences seem to expand themselves in front of me and escape words I can
When I first read this book it instilled in me a wonderous vision When I read it again it filled me with a critical history When I picked it up a few years later, I read it as a man searching In this, it s great.This book changed the direction of my life It was not because I was lost, for I still am lost today, but it showed me that people do change the worlds in changing themselves.The book is an autobiographical account of an Austrian Jew named Leopold Weiss who through time and experience When I first read this book it instilled in me a wonderous vision When I read it again it filled me with a critical history When I picked it up a few years later, I read it as a man searching In this, it s great.This book changed the direction of my life It was not because I was lost, for I still am lost today, but it showed me that
Muhammad Asad Leopold Weiss was an Austrian convert from Judaism to Islam in the early 20th century His life took him across the Muslim world and into the orbit of some of its most important contemporary historical figures This book is part travelogue, part biography, and part exploration of his journey towards Islam.Asad was a personal adviser to King Abdulaziz bin Saud during the period in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was formed, and his reflections and observations of Arabia before t Muhammad Asad Leopold Weiss was an Austrian convert from Judaism to Islam in the early 20th century His life took him across the Muslim world and into the orbit of some of its most important contemporary historical figures This book is part travelogue, part biography, and part exploration of his journey towards
The Road to Mecca represents a most interesting exceedingly interior pilgrimage tale of Leopold Weiss, born in 1900 in what is today Lvov, Ukraine previously Lemberg in Galicia, then part of the Austro Hungarian Empire , descendent of a long line of rabbis The book is in fact the autobiography of Muhammad Asad and the story of this most radical transformation is quite stunning, a conversion of faith enmeshed in a long pattern of travel work as a journalist by the erstwhile Weiss, w The Road to Mecca represents a most interesting exceedingly interior pilgrimage tale of Leopold Weiss, born in 1900 in what is today Lvov, Ukraine previously Lemberg in Galicia, then part of the Austro Hungarian Empire , descendent of a long line of rabbis The book is in fact the autobiography of Muhammad Asad and the story of this most radical transformation is quite stunning, a conversion of faith enmeshed in a long pattern of travel work as a journalist by the erstwhile Weiss, whose rather affluent family moved to Vienna w
By turns achingly beautiful, exasperating, illogical, and penetrating, The Road to Mecca is one extraordinary man s transformation from disaffected European to devout Muslim Along the way, this journalist became friends with the King of Saudi Arabia, got to know the Shah of Iran, and met just about every player in the Middle East in the first part of the 20th Century His perspective is skewed, flawed, and deeply insightful It s a huge corrective to the Western media s simplistic and idiotical By turns achingly beautiful, exasperating, illogical, and penetrating, The Road to Mecca is one extraordinary man s transformation from disaffected European to devout Muslim Along the way, this journalist became friends with the King of Saudi Arabia, got to know the Shah of Iran, and met just about every player in the Middle East in the first part of the 20th Century His perspective is skewed, flawed, and deeply insightful It s a huge corrective to the Western media s simplistic and idiotically one sided reporting on the Arab world Yes, he s annoyingly dismissive of Weste
I was supposed to read this book five years agoin an Islamic Religious Thought and Practice class For whatever reason, I couldn t get into it at all which is crazy considering I couldn t put it down this time around.This book is brilliant because you can read it on so many levels first, as a man s personal journey into faith which includes some pretty
Just read it even if you do not care to know about Islam A great traveller s story. This is a fascinating book half travelogue and half conversion memoir Muhammad Asad was born a Jew, Leopold Weiss, in the Austro Hungarian empire in what is now Ukraine, the city of Lvov He was prominent both in interactions with the West in the 20th Century, for example as Pakistani ambassador to the UN, and in theological work, including translation and exegesis of the Q uran Asad is regarded, and should be evenregarded in these days of Al Qaeda and ISIS, as a voice for a revitaliz This is a fascinating book half travelogue and half conversion memoir Muhammad Asad was born a Jew, Leopold Weiss, in the Austro Hungarian empire in what is now Ukraine, the city of Lvov He was prominent both in interactions with the West in th
Anything but a straightforward autobiography, this is a beautifully written memoir by a rare individual that transports the reader to a completely different time and place and yet the observations and assessments of everything from the religious to the political are still relevant now and a great stimulus for discussion I especially enjoyed Ch X entitled, Dajjal , as it contains his conversion story, which as in many cases isof a self discovery amidst a scathing critique of the contra Anything but a straightforward autobiography, this is a beautifully written memoir by a rare individual that transports the reader to a completely different time and place and yet the observations and assessments of everything from the religious to the political are still relevant now and a great stimulus for discussion I especially enjoyed Ch X entitled, Dajjal , as it contains his conversion story, which as in many cases isof a self discovery amidst a scathing critique of th