In this eye-opening book, Umm Zakiyyah shares what she learned about the difference between true forgiveness and forced forgiveness during her own healing journey. She also shares how pushing forgiveness as the price of emotional healing can be a form of manipulation, harm, and abuse itself.
A KIDNAP, AN ESCAPE, A CAPTURE. BUT WHERE IS NADIA? Having lost but not forgotten the love of his life, Daniel watches his daughter drift into a fanatical Islamic sect. A quirky envoy of “God's Army” tells him of the cult leader’s mysterious healing: heaven is warning his followers to turn more active in spreading the Message. Surprisingly, the go-between agrees to help with rescuing the abductee
Middle East expert falls in love with Muslima journalist, but their passionate affair ends in disaster. When they meet again, she seems transformed and sends him away. Will he ever find her again and bring back her erstwhile persona? Or will he, too, succumb to the demands of the cult she has disappeared in? Book 1 of series mixing romantic suspense with politics, religion and eventually - terror
Published: May 18, 2016.
Essay » Literature
When religion is mixed with centuries old cultural practices the outcome is never good. Salma is Muslim girl from Pakistan where she is constantly reminded that the only life purpose of a girl is to serve her husband and his family. She survives the avalanches of social pressure and goes abroad just to witness that being a Muslim girl from Pakistan, she struggles for her identity.
Why Muslim woman keeps Hijab and does not give it up,
Why Islam gives special importance to Hijab,
What are the social roles of Hijab to maintain the purity and stability of society,
How Hijab frees woman from the enslavement and exploitation of men.
That's what this book tries to answer.
Zara grows up privileged, in Pakistan. By the time she reaches her late twenties, she is single and no longer welcome in her home; death, illness and an arranged marriage has broken family bonds. She leaves Karachi, Pakistan to seek a new life in America. What begins as a quest for a new life turns into a journey of faith.
This is the story of Zara and Ali's struggle to find eternal bliss.