The Islamist: Why I Became an Islamic Fundamentalist, What I Saw Inside, and Why I Left

The Islamist: Why I Became an Islamic Fundamentalist, What I Saw Inside, and Why I Left

Ed Husain


The actual tale of 1 man's trip to Islamic fundamentalism and back

Raised in a religious yet quiet Muslim group in London, at 16 Ed Husain was once provided with an fascinating political interpretation of Islam often called fundamentalism. Lured via those rules, he dedicated his existence to them. 5 years later, he rejected extremism and attempted to come back to a typical existence. yet quickly he learned that Islamic fundamentalists pose a risk that almost all people-Muslim and non- Muslim alike-simply do not understand.

in response to first-hand studies and written with pervasive readability, The Islamist can provide an extraordinary within glimpse of the devious tools used to recruit new contributors, and provides profound perception into the allure fundamentalism has for younger Muslims within the Western international.

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