How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus

Rachel Pieh Jones


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A positive, personal approach to building authentic cross-cultural and cross-religious relationships.

Addresses questions, fears, and misunderstandings American Christian have about Islam in a fun, non-threatening way.

Insights into Islam and Somali culture will help Americans better understand and welcome their immigrant neighbors.

An American who has lived her entire adult life abroad shares insights and understanding gained at a crossroads of faiths and cultures.

One seeker’s honesty and self-depreciating humor will encourage people to explore their own faith at a deeper level, particularly the many who are leaving Evangelical fundamentalism.


Rachel Pieh Jones:
Rachel Pieh Jones is the author of Stronger than Death: How Annalena Tonelli Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa. She has written for the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, Runners World, and Christianity Today on topics such as expatriate parenting, cultural imperialism, distance running, and the role of women in African society. In 2003 she moved to Somaliland, and since 2004 she has lived in neighboring Djibouti, where she and her husband run a school. She blogs at rachelpiehjones.com.