I Dared to Call Him Father - Chapter 9, The Boycott Summary & Analysis

Bilquis Sheikh
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Chapter 9, The Boycott Summary and Analysis

Raisham, the only Christian servant remaining, decides to take her chances and stay with Bilquis. No friends or family members call or visit Bilquis. She reads Mahmud Bible stories and he seems to be having a growing interest in them. Bilquis is called "traitor" and "infidel" in threatening phone calls and letters she receives. General Amar of the Pakistani Army calls on Bilquis one day. He tells her she is in danger and asks why she took the action she did. Bilquis explains her experiences and decision to become a Christian.

The intervening time during the boycott is a difficult one for Bilquis although she never is tempted to give up her Christianity. However, she faces many anonymous letters and telephone calls from irate neighbors who threaten her. Old friends warn her of horrible rumors of potential...

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