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Published: 01 July 2015

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849044691

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The Apostates

When Muslims Leave Islam

Simon Cottee

A Hurst Publication

  • Apostasy (the renunciation of religion), especially in the Islamic context, has been thrust in the spotlight with the international furore surrounding the case of Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for apostasy and then set free
  • A candid appraisal of the challenges and consequences of leaving Islam
  • Draws on interviews conducted in Britain and Canada
  • First major study of apostasy in Islam