Christian Mother, Muslim Daughter

The African-American writer Patricia Raybon says her Christian faith defines who she is. So when her daughter Alana announced that she was converting to Islam, it came as a profound shock. For 10 years any talk of faith led to arguments and tears. Then Patricia came up with an unusual idea. Hear their story from both sides.

(Photo: Patricia Raybon (L) and Alana (R). Credit: Patricia Raybon)

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The mother daughter confrontation – quoting bits of book at each other – is vivid.   The idea of grieving is psychologically interesting

Simon Pitts, Commissioning editor at BBC World Service
12th October 2019
Presented by Mike Wooldridge
Produced by Paul Arnold
Commissioned by Simon Pitts