Salman Rushdie Gets Religion

Jacobs, Alan
January 1992
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1992, Issue 19, p27
Focuses on the issue on the reason of Salman Rushdie, a writer of fiction and the one who claimed that religion is regressive and oppressive force in society, for embracing Islam. Background of Rushdie; Reflection of culture and religion in the modern world on the writings of Rushdie; Remarks from Rushdie on Islam in his book "Imaginary Homelands."


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