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Title:
I dared to call him Father : the miraculous story of a Muslim woman's encounter with God
Author:
Sheikh, Bilquis.
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Publication Information:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Chosen Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
190 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
"How do I give myself to God completely? What happens when I do? I Dared to Call Him Father is a book for everyone who has ever asked these questions. It is the fascinating true story of Bilquis Sheikh, a prominent Muslim woman in South Asia who faced these questions at the crossroads of her life-and found the astonishing answers. Her entire life turned upside down as a series of strange dreams launched her on a quest that would forever consume her heart, mind and soul."--Publisher's website.
Language:
English
Contents:
A frightening presence -- The strange book -- The dreams -- The encounter -- The crossroads -- Learning to find His presence -- The baptism of fire and water -- Was there protection? -- The boycott -- Learning to live in the glory -- Winds of change -- A time for sowing -- Storm warnings -- Flight -- Epilogue: After the book. Remembering the flower lady. Enriched by the East.
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ISBN:
9780800793241
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Book

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Hamburg Library BV2626.4.S53 A3 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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I Dared to Call Him Father is the fascinating true story of Bilquis Sheikh, a prominent Muslim woman. Her unusual journey to a personal relationship with God turned her world upside down-and put her life in danger.Originally published in 1978, the book has sold 300,000 copies and is a classic in Muslim evangelism. The 25th anniversary edition includes an afterword by a missionary friend of Bilquis who plays a prominent role in the story and an appendix on how the East enriches the West.


Author Notes

He is senior staff officer at Guideposts magazine and author of Abingdon's best-selling children's book, Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect. He and his wife, and their two sons, live in Rye, New York.

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Table of Contents

1. A Frightening Presencep. 9
2. The Strange Bookp. 20
3. The Dreamsp. 28
4. The Encounterp. 34
5. The Crossroadsp. 48
6. Learning to Find His Presencep. 56
7. The Baptism of Fire and Waterp. 66
8. Was There Protection?p. 77
9. The Boycottp. 90
10. Learning to Live in the Gloryp. 101
11. Winds of Changep. 120
12. A Time for Sowingp. 128
13. Storm Warningsp. 139
14. Flightp. 157
Epilogue
After the Bookp. 169
Remembering the Flower Ladyp. 171
Enriched by the Eastp. 184

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