Posts Tagged ‘ maryam jameelah ’

Maryam Jameelah: ‘With An Eyeful of Madina’s Dust’

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

“You have to read these”, my friend compelled me, giving me a couple of yellowed, printed-long-ago sort of books. That gave me my first glimpse into the fascinating life and inspiring works of Maryam Jameelah. Born as Margaret Marcus into an American Jewish family who cared little for religion and were active believers in the […]

Maryam Jameelah’s Open Letter to Her Parents

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

Maryam Jameelah (Margret Marcus), born in New York to a Jewish family explored Judaism and other faiths, converted to Islam in 1961 and emigrated to Pakistan. She is an author of over thirty books on Islamic culture and history and a prominent female voice for Islam. Below is her letter that she wrote to her parents from Pakistan: “Dear Mother and […]