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At the height of the Iranian revolution, Farifteh V. Robb came to the Christian faith. This is the story of a woman torn between two worlds, and the difficult choices she had to make.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to survive a revolution? To be a religious convert, adopting a different nationality and starting afresh in a new discipline? To fall deeply in love, despite the obstacles to a burgeoning relationship?
All of these things, and more, happened to Farifteh Robb. This is the fascinating and moving story of a woman’s journey between two cultures – her Persian Muslim heritage and her Christian life in Scotland. It describes the challenges she faced in an Iran torn apart by political turmoil, and in her new life in the UK. Written with passion, candid reflection, and a gentle wit, this is the story of a life lived in faith in a multicultural world.
“An honest and vivid account of one woman’s faith journey through challenging times. At turns both funny and moving, the book includes some delightful vignettes of an unusual life in Iran. It contains some surprising twists and turns and provides insights which will appeal to anyone interested in exploring conversion and faith through the lenses of culture, identity and personal roots. I so appreciated reading this book.” - Rt Rev Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, Bishop of Loughborough
"The whole story is beautifully told, and the book can therefore be thoroughly recommended as an example of a remarkable ‘Journey of Faith’ in the 20th and 21st centuries.” - Prof Hugh Goddard, Honorary Professorial Fellow, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Edinburgh
“This is a beautifully written autobiography of a remarkable life. Farifteh Robb brilliantly tells her journey of faith and love across two cultures. I found it captivating and could not put it down.” - John Clark, Chairman of the Friends of the Diocese of Iran