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Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]

My biggest passion is reading books of any kind. I, simply, read in order to live.

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موسم الهجرة الى الشمال
Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ
Uncle's Dream
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
Antony and Cleopatra
William Shakespeare, Cynthia Marshall, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine
The Maze Runner
James Dashner
Suzanne Collins
The Complete Works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Delphi Classics
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
الصوت روح
Huda Aweys
مذكرات زوجة دوستويفسكي
Anna Grigoryevna Dostoyevskaya, خيري الضامن
وعاظ السلاطين
علي الوردي

God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything - Christopher Hitchens

There is a common thing in all of the anti-God-and-religion books, which is the misunderstanding of some of the major points and ideas in religions, especially Islam.

For example, in this book Hitchens says that in Islam, and according to the Koran, apostasy is punishable by death.
This is actually wrong! Koran never said that apostasy is punishable by death! In fact, apostasy has no consequences in the Koran. On the contrary, according to the Koran, people are free to believe whatever they want! There is no punishment whatsoever.

The major problems with Hitchens and other atheist writers is that they write about Islam without really understanding it or even reading the Koran fully and thoroughly. They confuse many personal beliefs of some Islamic groups with the Koran.

Generally speaking, this book has many good points. But the amount of bullshit is still much greater!