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[Reading] ➻ Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam By Asra Q. Nomani – Treatmentinlithuania.co.uk As President Bush is preparing to invade Ira Wall Street Journal correspondent Asra Nomani embarks on a dangerous journey from Middle America to the Middle East to join than two million fellow MuslimsAs President Bush is preparing to invade Ira Wall Street Journal correspondent Asra Nomani embarks on a dangerous journey from Middle America to the Middle East to join than two million fellow Muslims on the hajj the pilgrimage to Mecca reuired of all Muslims once in their lifetime Mecca is Islam's most sacred city and strictly off limits to non Muslims On a journey perilous enough for any American reporter Nomani is determined to take along her infant son Shibli living proof that she an unmarried Muslim woman is guilty of zina or illegal sex If she is found out the puritanical Islamic law of the Wahabbis in Saudi Arabia may mete out terrifying punishment But Nomani discovers she is not alone She is following in the four thousand year old foo.

Tsteps of another single mother Hajar known in the West as Hagar the original pilgrim to Mecca and mother of the Islamic nationEach day of her hajj evokes for Nomani the history of a different Muslim matriarch Eve from whom she learns about sin and redemption; Hajar the single mother abandoned in the desert who teaches her about courage; Khadijah the first benefactor of Islam and trailblazer for a Muslim woman's right to self determination; and Aisha the favorite wife of the Prophet Muhammad and Islam's first female theologian Inspired by these heroic Muslim women Nomani returns to America to confront the sexism and intolerance in her local mosue and to fight for the rights of modern Muslim women who are tired of standing alone against the re.

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  1. Andrew Andrew says:

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  4. Kristina Kristina says:

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  5. Linda ~ they got the mustard out! ~ Linda ~ they got the mustard out! ~ says:

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    PDF/EPUB Asra Q. Nomani ¹ PDF/EPUB Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for ¹ treatmentinlithuania.co.uk standing pdf, alone book, mecca: ebok, american kindle, woman's kindle, struggle pdf, soul mobile, islam kindle, Standing Alone pdf, in Mecca: pdf, in Mecca: An American ebok, Alone in Mecca: pdf, Alone in Mecca: An American download, Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam PDF/EPUBI can't express my gratitude for having this book written This is a manifesto of women's rights in Islam It is a book that uestions and speaks to me as an American and as the wife of an Islamic follower This is a really engrossing and at times very intimidating story of the female psyche in Islam One woman's journey and the forces that supported her to bring rights to women in mosues and for the right to practice Islam alongside men It is about her travels to Mecca and her experience at the Hajj It is a very dense book with a lot of ideas and analysis to unpack I will certainly be reading this several times over so I can better appreciate and understand her position It took me a long time to get into her book I f


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