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

Kristiane Backer

This is just one of the questions which popped out at me as I read the book and made me think – hey, wait a minute. The affair with Imran Khan and the subsequent journey to the heart of Pakisthan was significant influence on her. I wish she finds ,ristiane good practicing muslim husband with an open mind and she continues to inspire young Muslims May 27, Deni Aria rated it it was amazing.

Actually I did enjoy the book, I was fascinated by her journey. Nov 11, Namal Siddiqui rated it it was amazing.

English edition | Kristiane Backer – TV Presenter, Journalist and Author of ‘From MTV to Mecca’

I am quite at a loss krsitiane to rate this book — but in the end, I will settle for 3 stars out of 5. And in recent years, I have increasingly become interested in non-fiction, especially biographies.


She is one brave soul to be able to have this patience and confidence. We are Muslim by birth but she is more lucky to be a Muslim by choice.

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So whole Muslim of the world become happy to know that you become our sister. She has been a TV journalist all her life, and this is more than clear. I saw you Kristtiane on Fo Nawaim tonight and was fascinated by your story. There is a dire need for women like Kristiane Backer to share their experiences and thereby kkristiane the lives of others. Her writing and description over things are too in detailed, which makes the book long winded.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Nov 12, Muhammed Faris rated it really liked it. 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.

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

Muslims decide to socially boycott cow slaughterers. The lessons she learned along this journey of the love for the divine Creatorwhich is greater than that of the physical or emotional love she felt kirstiane some of the closest people she met along the way while climbing on the spiritual ladder, made it so easy for her to let go any physical or mundane affairs.

The journey is the destination,enjoy life. We furthermore, need to learn that Islam is no more a religion of only ‘pious’ and ‘rightious’ exclusively.

In this private memoir Kristiane Backer tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith, despite the many challenges, at last gave her inner peace and the meaning she had kristiaen.


Jul 17, Meccca Busch rated it liked it Shelves: She portrays Islam with a warm heart — and yet, I found her style was a little repetitive, bordering on the naive and uncritical. What a refreshing read! Jan 21, Sabih Hansmukh rated it really liked it.

You are brave lady and Allah chosen you. Jul 04, Zayn rated it really liked it. Best Regard from Indonesian People.

Forgiveness not punishment opens ones heart. Few years ago I attended a seminar on comparative religion and we covered a topic on challenges that the reverts are facing before, during, and after embracing Islamand Kristiane story had given me a clearer illustration kristinae the subject matter. From MTV to Mecca: She is describing much, much atmosphere, but adds relatively little reflection or criticism — for my taste.

Come, our vonvent is not a place Come again. Kristiane and I hope god bless you and you are welcome my sister. Also, I liked her honesty abou It is an interesting biography read! You do feel the book is very authentic and reflects the writer’s honesty. So many angels are said to be in arafat backr if you threw a needle into the airyou would pierce one. When you convert to another religion, there are backfr problems to be faced.