Book Review: Letters To A Young Muslim by Omar Saif Ghobash


By Jade Craddock

letters-toUnfortunately, given the current climate, it is also one of the most misunderstood and vilified. For a young Muslim growing up in the 21st century therefore, the question of how to be faithful to Islam and its inherent values, yet navigate the many challenges posed in the modern world, specifically in the face of extremist ideology, differing beliefs and Islamophobia, is a difficult one.

So it is that Omar Saif Ghobash sets out in this book to encourage dialogue and examination of one’s faith. Although as the title suggests, there is a personal motivation, the issues discussed are relevant to all, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, and reflect on the need for new ways of thinking about the world that encompass tolerance, diversity and responsibility. Read more

Source: The Press and Journal

 

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