If the Oceans Were Ink - “Part Three: The World,” Chapter 11, “A Pilgrim's Progress,” Chapter 12, “Jesus, Mary, and the Quran,” and Chapter 13, “Beyond Politics” Summary & Analysis

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Part Three is titled “The World.” The first chapter of this section, Chapter 11, is titled “A Pilgrim's Progress.” Akram was leading a group of travelers, including a young convert named Shabana, on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Women were allowed to go on the trip only if they were accompanied by a male guardian. Power had hoped to go, but circumstances prohibited her. She visited with the travelers for a short time before they left, and admitted that she hated being left behind.

Akram's daughter, Sumaiya, had written a pamphlet with information and suggestions for the travelers. She was traveling with her young son, Asim, and another mother with a youngster was also going along. The women prepared for the journey, but ultimately had faith that Allah would...

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