Enter Evin, the notorious Tehran prison, and witness two Christian women bring light and grace to one of the world's darkest places. Recounting their 259 days in captivity, Rostampour and Amirizadeh share how they offered God's love and compassion to their guards and fellow prisoners, and how strangers from around the world fought for their release. 304 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh knew they were putting their lives on the line. Islamic laws in Iran forbade them from sharing their Christian beliefs, but in three years, theyd covertly put New Testaments into the hands of twenty thousand of their countrymen and started two secret house churches.
In 2009, they were finally arrested and held in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran, a place where inmates are routinely tortured and executions are commonplace. In the face of ruthless interrogations, persecution, and a death sentence, Maryam and Marziyeh chose to take the radicaland dangerousstep of sharing their faith inside the very walls of the government stronghold that was meant to silence them. In Captive in Iran, two courageous Iranian women recount how God used their 259 days in Evin Prison to shine His light into one of the worlds darkest places, giving hope to those who had lost everything and showing love to those in despair.