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Author Wilson, Willow.
Title The Butterfly Mosque [electronic resource] / G. Willow Wilson..
Published New York : Atlantic Books Ltd., 2010.
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 Electronic Book  BP170.5.W55 W55 2010eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (304 p.)
Contents Cover; Also by G. Willow Wilson; Copyright; Dedication; Prologue; Kun; The White Horse; The Conqueress City; Road Nine at Twilight; Ramadan; The Bowl of Fire; A Tree in Heaven; Meetings in the Desert; Arrivals and Confessions; The Butterfly Mosque; Zawaj Figaro; Arabic Lessons; Iran; The Shrine of Fatima; El Khawagayya; Divisions and Lines; Land of the Free; Nile Wedding; An Appointment; Women; The Fourth Estate; The Sheikha; Fracture; The Oracle of Siwa; Flood Season.
Summary 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.
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Subject Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Biography.
Americans -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Biography.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Social life and customs.
Related To Print version: Wilson, Willow Butterfly Mosque New York : Atlantic Books Ltd, c2010 9781843548287
ISBN 9780857890535
OCLC number 792685868