Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Islam and Other Faiths, Spiritual Journeys|

Finding Islam

Dr. Laurence Brown There is a certain fascination with conversion stories, and for good reason. Frequently they involve dramatic life-altering events, sufficient to shock the convert out of the materialistic world and into the spiritual. Most who pass through such moments of trial and panic experience an overwhelming feeling [...]

2017-12-19T18:23:29+00:00 June 19th, 2012|Spiritual Journeys|

Finding Islam

Dr. Laurence Brown There is a certain fascination with conversion stories, and for good reason. Frequently they involve dramatic life-altering events, sufficient to shock the convert out of the materialistic world and into the spiritual. Most who pass through such moments of trial and panic experience an overwhelming feeling of [...]

2017-12-19T18:21:05+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|Personal Stories, Spiritual Journeys|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:47+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|

Cat Stevens

How I came to Islam - by Yusuf Islam From Musician to Muslim by Allah's Will All I have to say is all what you know already, to confirm what you already know, the message of the Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) as given by God - the Religion of [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|

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?! [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Personal Stories, Spiritual Journeys|

Spiritual Journeys

"We have indeed sent down signs that make things manifest: and Allah guides whom He wills to a way that is straight." [Quran 24:46] The religion one decides to practice is a very personal decision. Islamic holds the position that human beings have been created by God with the attribute [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Spiritual Journeys|