Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Captive In Iran Book Review

Book Review of Captive In Iran
  by Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh

REVIEW BY: L. Bankhead

     I'm getting straight to the point with this book.  This is an absolute must read for the American population.  If you have never been to Iran, you've never experienced the atrocities of a communist country.  If you don't agree with their regime, you are imprisoned or even worse.  This story follows the real lives of Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh - underground Christian's in Iran.  These women spent the early parts of their adulthood spreading Christ throughout Tehran and the surrounding area.  Eventually they were found out and immediately imprisoned as apostates of Iran.  But, what a blessing that turned out to be!  Even though torture, starvation, humiliation and sickness, the Evin prison turned into be a evangelizing arena.  These two ladies brought hope, joy and life back into the women they shared captivity with.  You will be completely inspired by these women facing martyrdom.  They stood in the face of certain execution with class, faith, hope, honor and steadfastness without blinking an eye.  They clung to Christ and filled the Evin prison with His glory and majesty.  Never have I read of women that were so complete in their dedication to Jesus.  I highly recommend this book for anyone ages 14 and up.  (Note: The book refers to sexual lesbian relationships that happen inside the prison, and may not be suited for an immature reader.)  Watch the video below for a inside look at their lives in a one on one interview.


(I received this book free from Tyndale Blog Network as part of their blogging program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commision's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.") 

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