ISLAM

Books, Essays & Comments

"Any study beside that of the Quran is a distraction, except the Hadiths and jurisprudence in the religion. Knowledge is what He [Muhammad] narrated to us, and anything other than that is the whispering of the Satan."

Al-Qaeda

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge."

Stephen Hawking 1942-2018

THE INDISPENSIBLE FOUR

LOVE, SEX & ISLAM

Paperback, 198 pages

AMAZON:  USA  UK  Canada  Australia

If I am able convince believers who may be contemplating martyrdom not to be in such a hurry to get at those houris only to be disappointed, then the almost twenty years I have dedicated to the study of the world's fastest growing religion will not have been in vain. 

Excerpts: Anne Part 2 | Mary | Sex by the Numbers

REMEMBERING UZZA

If Islam Was Explained to Me in a Pub

Paperback, 452 pages

AMAZON: USA  UK  Canada  Australia

Remembering Uzza is meant to make learning about Islam a mostly pleasant experience while not sugar-coating or leaving out the nasty bits. And, is there a better place to get acquainted with a religion that has everyone talking than in the relaxed atmosphere of a favourite pub, in the company of friends and a troubled but engaging young woman to give you an insider's perspective?

Excerpts: No Scarf, No Service! | A Shirley Temple, Anyone?

CHILDREN AN D THE KORAN

The End of Empathy

Paperback, 136 pages

AMAZON:  USA  UK  Canada  Australia

Love, Sex and Islam, if it reaches its target audience, will save lives. Children and the Koran – The End of Empathy has the potential to save countless more.

Excerpts: The End of Empathy | Getting Kids To Feel Nothing | Little Boys Learning To Hate Little Girls and Little Girls to Hate Themselves

LET ME REPHRASE THAT!

Your Layman's Guide to Abrogations - Second Edition

Paperback, 100 pages

AMAZON: USA  UK  Canada  Australia

2:106 Whichever verse We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, We bring instead a better or similar one. Do you not know that Allah has the power over all things? | 16:101 And if We replace a verse by another – and Allah knows best what He reveals – they say: “You [Muhammad] are only a forger.” Surely, most of them do not know.

Excerpt: A Harvest of Contradictions


In my writings on the Koran, the Prophet and Islam, in the tradition of Thomas Paine, I have tried to explain the seemingly complicated in terms we can all understand in what has become, with my Lucette's passing, a solitary campaign against the willful ignorance that will be our undoing.

Why the Pessimism?

Stopping the Draining of the Light

A Dialogue on the Koran

CONTACT