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The butterfly mosque : a young woman's journey to love and Islam /

The author describes her conversion to Islam and journey to Egypt where she taught English and set about learning Middle Eastern culture, and her relationship with Omar, an Egyptian man with a resentment toward western influences in his country.

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  • "The author describes her conversion to Islam and journey to Egypt where she taught English and set about learning Middle Eastern culture, and her relationship with Omar, an Egyptian man with a resentment toward western influences in his country."@en
  • "The extraordinary story of young woman's conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man."@en
  • "Overview: The Butterfly Mosque, Inspired by her experience during a college Islamic Studies course, Wilson, who was raised an atheist, decides to risk everything to convert to Islam and embark on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future. She settles in Cairo, where she attempts to submerge herself in a culture based on her adopted religion and where she meets Omar, a man with a mild resentment of the Western influences in his homeland. They begin a daring relationship that calls into question the very nature of family, belief, and tradition. Torn between the secular West and Muslim East, Wilson records her intensely personal struggle to forge a "third culture" that might accommodate her values without compromising them or the friends and family on both sides of the divide."
  • "After taking an Islamic Studies course in Boston, G. Willow Wilson quietly found herself adopting the tenets of the religion as her own. This intellectual and emotional exercise created a unique challenge; how could she reconcile a devout and conservative lifestyle with the highly secular society in which she was raised? Taking a leap of faith, Wilson accepted a position to teach English in Cairo, where her guide to the bustling city was a student of astrophysics named Omar. Led by his passions, she discovered a young and moderate nationalist movement that promoted both tolerance an."@en
  • "Documents the author's conversion from all-American atheist to Islam, a journey marked by her decision to relocate to Cairo, romance with a passionate young Egyptian, and her efforts to balance the virtues of both cultures."
  • "Documents the author's conversion from all-American atheist to Islam, a journey marked by her decision to relocate to Cairo, romance with a passionate young Egyptian, and her efforts to balance the virtues of both cultures."@en
  • "Overview: The Butterfly Mosque, Inspired by her experience during a college Islamic Studies course, Wilson, who was raised an atheist, decides to risk everything to convert to Islam and embark on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future. She settles in Cairo, where she attempts to submerge herself in a culture based on her adopted religion and where she meets Omar, a man with a mild resentment of the Western influences in his homeland. They begin a daring relationship that calls into question the very nature of family, belief, and tradition. Torn between the secular West and Muslim East, Wilson records her intensely personal struggle to forge a "third culture" that might accommodate her values without compromising them or the friends and family on both sides of the divide."@en

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  • "The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam."
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  • "The butterfly mosque : a young woman's journey to love and Islam /"@en
  • "The Butterfly Mosque."@en
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  • "The Butterfly Mosque"@en
  • "The Butterfly Mosque :--A Young American Woman's Journey To Love And Islam."@en