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Becoming Muslim

“I studied philosophy at the university and it taught me to ask two things of whoever claimed to have the truth: What do you mean, and how do you know? When I asked these questions of my own religious tradition, I found no answers, and realized that Christianity had slipped from my hands.” The story […]

By |August 4th, 2010|Islam|0 Comments
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    Michael Wolfe

    “I did not want to ‘trade in’ my culture. I wanted access to new meanings.” – How an American writer born of a Jewish father and a Christian mother found spiritual fulfillment in Islam. After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I was searching for new terms […]

Michael Wolfe

“I did not want to ‘trade in’ my culture. I wanted access to new meanings.” – How an American writer born of a Jewish father and a Christian mother found spiritual fulfillment in Islam.

After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I was searching for new terms by […]

By |August 4th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|21 Comments

Khadija Evans

How We Came To Embrace Islam?
Khadija Evans, an American who experimented with umpteen Christian denominations, atheism and even Wicca tells how her post-September 11 investigations of Islam led first herself then her husband to their final spiritual home.

 

My name is Khadija Evans and this is the story of how my husband and I came to […]

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    Aminah Assilmi

    This American lady, a former radical feminist and Southern Baptist from Oklahoma, studied the Quran, Sahih Muslim and fifteen other books on Islam in an attempt to convert the Arabs in her college class to Christianity and “save those poor ignorant heathens from the fires of hell.” Guess what happened?! The Introduction and Decision I […]

Aminah Assilmi

This American lady, a former radical feminist and Southern Baptist from Oklahoma, studied the Quran, Sahih Muslim and fifteen other books on Islam in an attempt to convert the Arabs in her college class to Christianity and “save those poor ignorant heathens from the fires of hell.” Guess what happened?!

The Introduction and Decision

I was completing […]

By |August 4th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|72 Comments

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9/11 – The Day I Became a Muslim

By Robert Salaam
 

9/11 is a day of reflection for me for several reasons.

On 9/11 I found out that:

1. I really was a Marine

2. I was willing to die for my country

3. Islam is in fact not only a religion of peace, but the truth

Most people have no problem with 1 and 2 when I ordinarily […]

By |July 1st, 2010|9-11, Spiritual Journeys, Terrorism|39 Comments

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The Aftermath of 9/11

By RIAD SALOOJEE, The Globe and Mail, 1/16/2002
An enduring aftermath of Sept. 11 is the continued spotlight on Islam. Almost daily, self-declared experts dissect Islam in articles, commentaries, political prognostications, and, too often, the apocalyptic scenario of a clash of civilizations. Some of these attempts at understanding Islam betray a shocking and simplistic method. Two […]

By |June 29th, 2010|9-11|5 Comments

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What is Hijab?
American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1,400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves – what it means to be […]

By |June 28th, 2010|Islam|0 Comments

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