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The Price to Pay

A Muslim Risks All to Follow Christ

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This edition published in by Ignatius Press in San Francisco, California, USA.

Written in English

232 pages

During his military service, Muhammad, a young Muslim Iraqi from a leading Shiite family, discovers to his dismay that his roommate is a Christian. Muhammad tries to convert his roommate, but he is the one who is converted.
In Islam changing one's religion is a crime, and Muhammad's family does everything possible to make him renounce his new faith in Christ. After threats and blows come prison and torture. Muhammad, who has become Joseph by his baptism, experiences a long Calvary but does not give in. Finally, he is taken from prison by relatives who threaten to kill him if he does not resubmit to Islam. They shoot him and leave him for dead.

The Price to Pay is the true story of Joseph Fadelle's conversion to Catholicism. He risks everything--family, friends, his inheritance and home, and even his life--in order to follow Christ. In a dramatic and personal narrative style, Fadelle reveals the horrible persecution endured by Christians living in a violent and hostile Muslim world.

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The Price to Pay: A Muslim Risks All to Follow Christ
October 3, 2012, Ignatius Press
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During his military service, Muhammad, a young Muslim Iraqi from a leading Shiite family, discovers to his dismay that his roommate is a Christian. Muhammad tries to convert his roommate, but he is the one who is converted.
In Islam changing one's religion is a crime, and Muhammad's family does everything possible to make him renounce his new faith in Christ. After threats and blows come prison and torture. Muhammad, who has become Joseph by his baptism, experiences a long Calvary but does not give in. Finally, he is taken from prison by relatives who threaten to kill him if he does not resubmit to Islam. They shoot him and leave him for dead.

The Price to Pay is the true story of Joseph Fadelle's conversion to Catholicism. He risks everything--family, friends, his inheritance and home, and even his life--in order to follow Christ. In a dramatic and personal narrative style, Fadelle reveals the horrible persecution endured by Christians living in a violent and hostile Muslim world.

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Conversion
Massoud
The Call
Solitude
Fatwa
The Trial
A Sad Celebration
II. The Exodus
"The Church Asks You to Leave"
Secret Preparations
Farewells
In Exile
Alarm
Baptism
"Zeal for Your House Will Consume Me"
State of Grace
Fratricide
From One Flight to Another
Respite
Farewell to the Near East
Viaticum
"French, the Language of God"
Epilogue
Notes

Contributors

  • Translator
    Michael J. Miller

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
232
Dimensions
8 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
Weight
13.6 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26406047M
ISBN 13
9781586175993

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