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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Asalam-o-Alikum My pray and good wishes for you. Very inspirational story of your journey to Islam. You feel proud yourself that Allah choose you. Jun 08, Mujtaba rated it really liked it. This book is truly an eye opener for to reactive my faith and living the life as Allah has created me to this world.

Want to Read saving…. Allah merciful scattered the world and spread to anyone, the guidance of Allah comes as we open our hearts and minds to look for the good.

Not in the long run. Mscca found the catchy title is what drew me in and surprised me a little when I read the author was a reporter for MTV and inspired by mdcca music industry but had been inspired by a life including Islam.

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

I can now only say that it is a personal account of our sister Christane Backer and it is someting that is really inspiring at times. She is one brave soul to be able to have this patience and confidence. All religions are the same, if you have a desire to convert, kindly refer to whatever religion you are born into. Aug 01, Akhlaq rated it really liked it. I found her reasons to convert not very convincing at all, claiming to have been inspired by Imran Khan the Pakistani cricketer politician.


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A must read for a muslim and non kristiaane alike. For me the author’s career in the Music industry was no different from her ultimate adventure with Islam, both selling and broadcasting their unique agenda on the hapless and the gullible. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Very detailed on sometimes unnecessary parts I was interested in this book for some time but never actually ordered it. It is an interesting biography read! Proper understanding will surly provide the right antidote to depression of life.

From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life

It is a way of life that any one anywhere in the world no matter in which cercumstances they live and so on. A strong read to discover the light of Islam! It’s the same thing like how Yusuf Islam Cat Stevens remained in the music industry after his conversion but changed the style of his music, so that it is more coherent to his new belief.

I really couldn’t put this book down. I want to reqd this book. From toBacker continued to do TV presenting as well as voiceover work. There were many such things closely associated to Islam that impressed Backer.

From cricketer to political leader — Journey of Imran Khan. Itulah kenapa MTV begitu populer. I was given it to read by an elderly lady Who has recently converted to Islam? The relationship ended after the three years.

Aku tidak tahu apakah aku benar-benar membacanya secara keseluruhan atau tidak. Dec 06, Vicky rated it liked it.

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

A great autobiography, riched with so many directions to experience! May 09, Anam Zahra rated it really liked it Shelves: I did not read this for any religious reasons, however I enjoyed understanding some of the underlying principles of Islam, which are grossly misunderstood by many.


But then again, it was mainly about being delayed, about spending time with people in the U. Thank goodness I did! How to find a community. Published September 1st by Arcadia Books first published April 1st Refresh and try again. The book details her early life before the influence of religion, right through to her conversion into frlm Muslim and the difficulties she faced in this journey. A journey of the soul.

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He looks at what lies behind the clothes … He looks into your private sphere, not at your public show. You are still you.

You have to extract many things from between the lines.

Nov 10, Marla Griffith rated it liked it Shelves: Out raged by the fact that I wrot a long review only to be prompted that an error happened and my review was not possible to be saved. She read a lot of books, and what she said discovered was mind-blowing.

Jun 08, Fatini Zulkifli rated it liked it Shelves: No words can express how I felt after reading frpm book and watching your interviews on you-tube. I hope there will be many more! What amazed me more was the author decided to convert to Islam after b Very ordinary book of a very impressionable Western women experimenting with Islam.

It makes Allah Tallah the hand with which you work and ears with which you listen. We are Muslim by birth but she is more lucky to be a Muslim by choice.