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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He embraced Islam inand changed his name to Yusuf, the Arabic for Joseph. Islam is universal Religion, Whoever your names, as long as your behaviour is a good moslem, then meccca have its Islam names. To view it, click here. I do have non-Mislim friends who are looking for the right path as well, and i would like to offer them a copy of your book.

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. May God bless you sister……. The story is good. Very ordinary book of a very impressionable Western women experimenting with Islam. I saw you Christine on Kalam Nawaim tonight and was fascinated by your story.

For those new to Islam or unsure of its beliefs, the book neatly has a concise and brief insight into the religion, filled with a glossary so fom plus point of picking kdistiane up.

Kristiane Backer

Her travels around the world really showed her lots of different ways Islam is interpreted. The structuring of the book keeps you reading as she discusses her many trips abroad Bosnia, Turkey and Morocco and the different experiences and moments that it brought.


I disagree with her crusade. What amazed me more was the author decided to convert to Islam after being dumped by the righteous Imran Khan claiming that one of his spiritual advisors had warned him against marrying the author!

Although I believe she is a genuine person and I warmed to her book. Views Read Edit View history. May 27, Deni Aria rated it it was amazing.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From before embracing Islam leaving your old lifestyle, familyand after embracing Islam finding a partner who share the same faith with you, but at the same time understand your culture and background, which in Kristiane’s case is her being an European, liberated Muslim women are indeed big challenges and for that I give my utmost respect to Kristiane for staying tough and solid in her beliefs despite all the shortcomings that came along her way.

It also shows what is needed for Islam at the moment, good Mtc. Encountering Islamic academics, musicians and fellow converts, Kristiane finds the spiritual path of Sufism and embarks on the ultimate journey — the pilgrimage to Mecca. And would she be able to make the transition from TV journalism to literary authorship?

I am so glad to have this book in my reading list!

She is one brave soul to be able to have this patience and confidence. A strong read to discover the light of Islam! Allah is closer to Backer than us, because she had understood Islam more than us.


It was peace that helped bring about the environment to discover and not Islam itself. I am waiting … May Allah bless you and family.

To call this programme Science and Islam I think was mieaildsng.

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

I do not like to relate these scientific progresses to Islam; instead I would like to say this is the result of the interaction between different cultures. The love life of cricket superstar Imran Khan”. Actually I did enjoy the book, I was fascinated by her journey.

Saat itu, salah satu kesuksesan MTV adalah menjadi bisa dibilang satu-satunya tontonan santai anak muda. Don’t you think she just became too old for MTV? She is a Western woman at heart, and this simply does not agree with Eastern mentality. Want to Read saving…. I did not read this for any religious reasons, however I bacoer understanding some of the underlying principles of Islam, which are grossly misunderstood by many.

German television presenter Kristiane Backer, was introduced to Islam while in frim relationship with Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan in the early s. For three years Backer and Khan were lovers, making frequent trips to Pakistan together and travelling widely in that country.

God bless you, God has proved that your life only transitory pleasures of the world.