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Book Review: Modern Orientals, Muslims in the West Abul Kasem’s Misinterpretations and Blasphemy

Fasihuddin (PSP)

A. Modern Orientals
In the series of my coloumns against the pseudo-intellectuals and perverted
writers like Sujit Das, today I have discussed in my coloumn, published in
Daily Aaj, Peshawar (April 3, 2012), the basic flaws in the writings of Abul
Kasem (Bangali), who pretends to be a scholar on religion but has written much
against Islam, its Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and the Holy Book of
Islam, the Quran, with impunity, no authority or having any solid proofs for his
claims. Most of Abul Kasem’s writings are not based on any scholarly research
for an understanding of the Holy Book or, looking for a comprehensive
knowledge or some valid information therein. Rather, his narrations are full of
propagandist, malicious, slanderous and out of context calculations and
unfortunate mis-interpretations of some very clear and established religious
thoughts and practices. He belongs to the group of modern ‘free-thinkers type