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 Services
Broadcaster
12th October 2019
Credits
Presented by Mike Wooldridge
Produced by Paul Arnold
Commissioned by Simon Pitts