Standing alone in mecca book

As president bush is preparing to invade iraq, wall street journal correspondent asra nomani embarks on a dangerous journey from middle america to the middle east. Standing alone in mecca islamic bookslectures summary. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam 2005. I even wanted to write a few articles on them on mm but they sort of imploded before i had a chance to. Nomanis new book is called standing alone in mecca. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam 1st edition by nomani, asra 2005 hardcover on. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Standing alone in mecca is an autobiography of a muslim, raised in the united states who has a child out of wedlock and travels to saudi arabia with her baby for the hajj to find herself. Nomanis methods may not be the least intrusive means of dealing with these problems, but they certainly are very promising. Interweaving reportage, political analysis, cultural history, and spiritual travelogue, this is a. Standing alone in mecca by asra nomani, february 15, 2005, harpersanfrancisco edition, in. As president bush prepared to invade iraq, a wall street journal correspondent for fifteen years, asra q. Isbn 0060571446 published in india as standing alone in mecca. The muslim woman in standing alone in mecca by asra nomani.

Feb 15, 2005 standing alone in mecca is the very personal memoir of nomanis experiences during the hajj, of her struggles as a woman in the birth of her son shibli, and her desertion by shiblis father, marks a turning point in her life and leads her to give more serious thought to her spiritual life, the result of which is her desire to participate in the hajj, the muslim pilgrimage to mecca. Standing alone in mecca by asra nomani, 9780060571443, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam by asra nomani and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Muslim feminist asra nomani, a former wall street journal reporter, recently spent a fellowship covering a muslim woman who was building a womens mosque in india. Nomani and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The author is a professional journalist and a self professed modern muslim woman. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam has 1 trivia question about it. The muslim woman in standing alone in mecca by asra. Asra nomani discussed her book standing alone in mecca. Standing alone in mecca is a personal narrative, relating the modernday lives of the author and other muslim women to the lives of those. But it is her latest book, standing alone in mecca, that might prove.

Interweaving reportage, political analysis, cultural history, and spiritual travelogue, this is a modern womans jihad, offering for westerners a neverbeforeseen look inside the heart of islam and the emerging role of muslim women. Jun 27, 2007 muslim feminist asra nomani, a former wall street journal reporter, recently spent a fellowship covering a muslim woman who was building a womens mosque in india. As a record of this unfinished struggle, more than as a polished memoir, nomanis book provides a valuable service. Standing alone in mecca a pilgrimage into the heart of islam by asra q. Nomani a thought right towards the end of the book your book is the kicking of the foetus in the belly of islam summarizes this books journey aptly. Interweaving reportage, political analysis, cultural history, and spiritual travelogue, this is a modern womans jihad, offering for westerners a. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam by nomani, asra isbn.

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Nomani embarked on a dangerous journey from middle america to the middle east to join more than two million fellow muslims on the hajj. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam by asra nomani. An american womans struggle for the soul of islam, published by harpersanfrancisco. I wrote this summary on islamica along time ago and i decided to bring it over. A pilgrimage into the heart of islam paperback december 1, 20 by asra q.

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