- Pages:Â 215
- Binding:Â PaperbackÂ
- Language:Â English
- Dimensions:Â 0.6 x 5.4 x 7.9 inches
DAUGHTERS OF ANOTHER PATH is a true story of a daughter, raised in a Christian home, who broke away from tradition by choosing the path of Islam, The author, the mother of a daughter who has chosen Islam, tells her story as family & daughter struggle to reconcile & heal their relationships. Woven into the story are portions of stories gathered through a survey of 53 American women who have converted to Islam--their reasons, their struggles, & their personal satisfactions with the decision to journey another path. The book includes biography, heartwarming emotional scenarios, overviews of practices of Islam as the women share how these are lived out in their lives in America, the hurt & struggles of families whose daughters have chosen to become Muslim, & suggestions of how non-Muslims can build relationships with them. The book emphasizes the positive side of the womens choice to become part of this growing American minority, Muslims. Muslims living in the United States are growing at a faster rate than other religions & will soon surpass the 5,000,000 Jews living in the United States. Includes a glossary, bibliography, & index. Order from Yawna Publications, P.O. Box 27, Lees Summit, MO 64063; 816-252-7541, FAX 816-461-8001.