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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2009
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The Blood of Lambs: A Former Terrorist's Memoir of Death and RedemptionKamal SaleemHoward Books / 2009 / Hardcover$14.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
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From Jihad to Jesus: An Ex-Militant's Journey of FaithJerry RassamniAMG Publishers / 2006 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:
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Out of Islam: One Muslim's Journey to Faith in ChristChristopher AlamFrontline / 2006 / Trade Paperback$10.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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It is the fascinating account of Mosab Hassan Yousefs life growing up as a Palestinian in Ramallah on the West Bank. Yousefs father, Sheikh Hassan Yousef, is a humble, dedicated Muslim cleric whom Mosab admires above all others, but he is also one of the founders of Hamas. During imprisonment and torture by the Israelis and after seeing Hamas torture its own, Mosab agrees to spy for Israels secret police, Shin Bet. Shortly after this, he begins to attend a Bible study. The words of Jesus delve deep into his heart: You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy, but I tell you: love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be the sons of your Father in heaven (Matthew 5:43-45). Though not yet a Christian, those words change his life in his dangerous role as both a spy for Israel and the protector of his father.
The story grabs you, especially the suspense of Mosab trying to stay alive, to remain under cover, and to protect his father, who was a likely target for assassination by the Israelis. His growing admiration of Jesus and disaffection with Islam provide emotional conflict in this hard-to-put-down book. Mosab shares insight and analysis of the Middle East crisis and shows the political intrigue and cowardice of many of the terrorist leaders.
One of the most challenging moments for me in the book was when Mosab recognized the difference in the Christians he was meeting. This is not the religious Christianity I see in Ramallah. This is real. The Christians I had known before had been no different from traditional Muslims. They claimed a religion, but they didnt live it (p. 123). Ouch. I have thought about that in relation to my own testimony since reading it.
Son of Hamas is fast paced but thoughtful. It inspires and packs an emotional punch. Though I found it one of the best books Ive read in some time, it will probably appeal to more men than women. The authors include helps in the back, such as a glossary, a list of the major figures, a timeline, and endnotes. The book is available on audio CDs also. This book is highly recommended. Debbie W. Wilson, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com
ccshackGlen Rose, TXAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Rivetting book!April 10, 2013ccshackGlen Rose, TXAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5An awesome story of God's persistent love, even toward those who seem "unredeemable" to most of us in the western world. This young man risked all, including family ties and his own life, to know the true & living God. Also puts modern day Israel in a good light. You will not be disappointed by this book.
Linda WelterOntario, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Must Read!!October 19, 2012Linda WelterOntario, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This man's story is nothing short of astonishing. To read how the Lord moved, in his complicated and dangerous life, to lead him to Him was thrilling to read. He was granted Political Asylum in the U.S. (God bless America!) and, as far as I know, is still residing there in relative safety (there are many who wish to see him dead). I pray this man's story would reach many, and that many hearts would be changed.
monicaLas Vegas, NVAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5October 8, 2012monicaLas Vegas, NVAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I couldn't put this book down! Very well written, gripping and real. This book did a good job in shining a light on the spiderweb of issues the world of Islam and consequently, the entire world, are facing. A must read for every American to help to understand this world, our position in it and our responsibility to the defense of Israel.
shalouNebraskaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5September 7, 2011shalouNebraskaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It was very interesting to read how he first viewed things and then how God moved and worked in his life and changed his viewpoint. Very interesting to read.
Breanne4 Stars Out Of 5July 9, 2011BreanneQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 3An interesting read. I'm not certain that it helps me to witness to my Muslem acquaintances, which is really what I was hoping for.
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