From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life [Kristiane Backer] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kristiane Backer was one of the very. JEDDAH: Kristiane Backer, a former MTV presenter during her Hajj pilgrimage was impressed by the ability of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that. ‘From MTV to Mecca’ is the truly inspiring story of Kristiane Backer, who at the height of her career as one of Europe’s leading pop culture icons, converted to.

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Hosting a music festival in Bosnia, working here and there t a TV show… She is relatively unclear about much background information. She was worried of the creeping influence of the cultural coloniality.

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When you convert to another religion, there are many problems to be faced. There is also a lesson for the ‘born Muslims’ to learn that Islam is not what, sometime, we think it is, rather we, at times, mix religion with cultures.

I could really relate to the struggles she faced with the culture that many Muslims mistake for Islam.

I think you put across the subject material very well and choose fascinating subjects too. It is clear from her book that not only was she inspired by Islam, she was clearly passionate kgistiane it, though she faced a lot of challenges along backe way.


Although I believe she is a genuine person and I warmed to her book. I live in Morocco and do not know whether your book is on the market here. Your email address will not be published.

Sep 27, Muhammad Mustaqeem rated it really liked it. Come, our vonvent is not a place Come again.

For three years Backer and Khan were lovers, making frequent trips to Pakistan together and travelling widely in that country.

I felt ashamed of being Muslim but so left behind of seeking the true meaning of my faith. Saat itu, salah satu kesuksesan MTV adalah menjadi bisa dibilang satu-satunya tontonan sant Aku tidak tahu apakah aku benar-benar membacanya secara keseluruhan atau tidak.

May Allah help us stick mecac this faith till end.

From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life by Kristiane Backer

Muslims decide to socially boycott cow slaughterers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All loves are a bridge to divine love. She is baacker much, much atmosphere, but adds relatively little reflection or criticism — for my kristinae. May 09, Anam Zahra rated it really liked it Shelves: I truly respect writers or people who stand for their point of views and opinions and are not afraid to show it to the world.

Thank goodness I did!

Best Regard from Indonesian People. It is rather, in most cases, a personal story, account, journey and episode of life of the person presenting it.


Kristiane Backer

From before embracing Islam leaving your old lifestyle, familyand after embracing Islam finding a partner who share the same faith with you, but at the same time understand your culture and background, which in Kristiane’s case is her being an European, liberated Muslim women are indeed big challenges and for that I give my utmost respect to Kristiane for staying tough and solid in her beliefs despite all the shortcomings that came along her way.

The pages could easily be simplified to pages if sh On her writing This book is literally her biography for the last 15 years, which is something that I wasn’t expecting before buying it. Dec 06, Aliya rated it really liked it. The content is amusing, as it is very peculiar to read the “before” and “after” in someone’s else life. Allah Tallah is the creator,this relationship is the most fierce,most dependable and most enjoyable.

Please do pray for me.

Shock for masses if Ram Temple is not built under Modi-Yogi rule: Self improvement is a never ending struggle. Nov 11, Namal Siddiqui rated it it was amazing. The style of the writer is not WOW.

I was particularly moved by this act of hers.

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