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Loveletters: Soulmates, Salafis and Sufis
Loveletters are a curious camp- just Erma’s type. Her fiance, the headstrong Gambian poet is worlds apart but insists they're soulmates. Then one in dozens of teachers at seminary tops them in Loveletterism... and attraction. The kind of soul connection (and eventual heartbreak) is another story. One lesson stands out in this satire about people of Allah: appearances chang ...more
Paperback, 1st, 250 pages
Published October 10th 2018 by Scholart Academy
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A beautiful and Intelligently written piece. The exploration of the lives of the characters allows you to be empathetic. Erma for one, is a special. We get to see her and feel her and know her through the book. My fave line , which i beileve sums up majority of the vibe of this book: The Prophet may peace be upon him said 'The souls are like aligned soldiers joined in the world of spirits. Whichever souls knew eachother there attract each other in this world" - to add to all this Miller injects ...more
I loved the format of this book. I also like the way that reference is made to characters by their name or titles. I like the characters too! They are generally young people, with some elders tossed in here and there. They are attending a intensive class away from home. There is a young woman looking for love but finding disappointment. There are favorite teachers that are dismissed due to the administration having a different point of view. There is the lost of loved ones and some other trying ...more