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The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War (MP3 CD)

    By Shahan Mufti, Fred Stella (Read by)
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    A journalist explores his family's history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world's first Islamic democracy

    Shahan Mufti's family history, which he can trace back 1,400 years to the inner circle of the prophet Muhammad, offers an enlightened perspective on the mystifying history of Pakistan. Mufti uses the stories of his ancestors, many of whom served as judges and jurists in Muslim sharia courts of South Asia for many centuries, to reveal the deepest roots--real and imagined--of Islamic civilization in Pakistan.

    More than a personal history, The Faithful Scribe captures the larger story of the world's first Islamic democracy, and explains how the state that once promised to bridge Islam and the West is now threatening to crumble under historical and political pressure, and why Pakistan's destiny matters to us all.

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781522669609
    ISBN-10: 1522669604
    Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
    Publication Date: June 21st, 2016
    Language: English