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The Faithful Scribe 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 Fourteen Hundred 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.


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10 thoughts on “The Faithful Scribe

  1. says:

    I am usually quite wary of non fiction and the quiet boredom it instills in my story loving soul but I bought this book after hearing of Shahan Mufti at the Lahore Literary Festival 2014 The annual book fair in Lahore offered a 15% discount on it, and the cover promised to reveal a story of Islam, Pakistan, family and war I walked off with a staggering bill and a few other books For those of you wh


  2. says:

    The author presents the history of Pakistan as it parallels the history of his family The title and opening paragraphs imply that there will be a full sweep, but most if it relates to Pakistan established 1947 as a nation There is some content on the British colonial era, a bit on the partition and less on earlier times.Rather than a chronology, the author presents content both personal and national as he l


  3. says:

    Finished this book this weekend in Rye, NH If I could recommend one book about family roots, Islam and an easy to read history about Pakistan, this is the one I enjoyed reading Shahan Mufti s The Faithful Scribe Mufti is an American, born in Ohio, and his family is from Lahore, Pakistan His father taught at an Ohio college and Shahan went to Ohio public schools Shahan s family relocates to Pakistan and so Mufti is i


  4. says:

    The book kept me glued to the pages, which was pretty commendable as the gist of the story was known to me and to every Pakistani The Pakistani family as an institution has grown from strength to strength as the government writ has weakened I guess the when any government grows weaker, other players will fill the vacuum created The feudals together with the British laid the foundation of the state of Pakistan in 1947, hoping


  5. says:

    The Faithful Scribe is a story of Islam, Pakistan, family and war, the cultural and religious roots of modern Pakistan Shahan Mufti gives a complete history of the complicated country of Pakistan He delves into how continued political and historical strife continues to plague the mesh of Islam and the West Mufti notes the first Islamic Democracy has been subjected by periods of military rule, political instability and ongoing confli


  6. says:

    Shahan Mufti has spent his life walking the line between two vastly different countries the United States and Pakistan Raised in Ohio by his parents who came to the US soon after their marriage, Mufti and his family return to Pakistan in his adolescence, the first in a series of moves between the two nations When Mufti s work brings him to Pakistan to cover news of the Afghanistan War, he discovers documents from his ancestors that encourage


  7. says:

    Born in Ohio, but raised largely in Lahore, Pakistan, Mufti frames this memoir as a response to a question his wife asked Why is Pakistan such a mess His talent for explaining the political through the personal particularly the tormented embrace between his two home countries benefits from the uncanny convergence of his family s milestones with Pakistan s his parents married the day after India joined the 1971 war that bisected Pakistan a cousin died


  8. says:

    Mufti is a talented and faithful scribe The title suggests the multiple perspectives, each covered with great insight and meaning As a result I better appreciate the complexities that are contemporary Pakistan, and the emphasis placed on family and heritage At the end of this hard to put down read Mufti acknowledges the many global conflicts ongoing when his parents and his wife s parents were born He concludes with the wish that his future children will look


  9. says:

    Nations, like people, use stories to construct a particular place for themselves in this world 9 So in the end, nations belong only to those few who can muster the most compelling story and then tell it tenaciously 171


  10. says:

    In reading this book, I learned how little I knew of Pakistan and Islam I feel like I know a littlenow This is a captivating story of family and faith.


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