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A'isha | A'isha

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Nov.26.2010
For Thanksgiving this year, I celebrate the legacy of A'isha bint Abi Bakr, the youngest and favorite wife of the Prophet Muhammad who became the most famous and influential woman in Islam. Her courage, heart, and pluck inspired my novels, "The Jewel of Medina" and "The Sword of...
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Sep.10.2010
Shortly before my book The Jewel of Medina was going to his store shelves, my U.S. publisher pulled the plug. The book is about A'isha, the most powerful and influential woman in the history of Islam. It presents the religion and its founders in a clear, objective -- human -- fashion, wrapped...
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Dec.24.2008
Dear Reader, People believe what they want to believe. That’s something I’ve learned these past months during the controversy that has surrounded my book, “The Jewel of Medina.” Some Muslims want to believe my book is “pornographic” or that it is disrespectful to Islam because they are used to...