Wednesday, July 05, 2006

18 books about Islam and Religion banned in Malaysia

By the Act of Printing Presses and Publications, the Internal Security Department of Malaysia (the Gahmen) banned 18 controversial books. They are deem to disrupt peace and social harmony.
Among those are works of famous Islam Scholar like Karen Armstrong and John Esposito.

There are:
1. The Bargaining for Israel: In the Shadow of Armageddon.
2. Islam by Mathew S Gordon
3. Lifting the Veil by Trudie Crawford
4. A Fundamental Fear of Eurocentrism and the Emergence of Islamism.
5. Islam Revealed - A Christian Arab's View of Islam.
6. What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam.
7. Mini Skirts Mothers & Muslims.
8. The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
9. Kundalini For Beginners by Ravindra Kumar.
10. Sacred Books of the East.
11. Sharing Your Faith with A Muslim.
12. Cults, World Religions and The Occult by Kenneth Bon.
13. Petua dan Doa Pendinding, Penawar, Penyembuh Penyakit.
14. Hakikat & Hikmah 7 Hari Dalam Seminggu.
15. Pemuda Bani Tamim Perintis Jalan Imam Mahdi.
16. Kontroversi Hukum Hudud.
17. Risalah No.2 Dilema Umat Islam-Antara Hadis dan Quran.
18. Siri 7 Amalan-Amalan Bid'ah Pada Bulan Syaban.

Source from IFEX - International Freedom of Expression Exchange.

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