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  • Mayor of Diamond Bar City Embraces Islam

    Former Mayor of Diamond Bar City embraces Islam in presence of a large gathering in Islamic Education Center, Los Angeles, July 31, 2002: The former Mayor and City Council member Mrs. Eileen Aziz Ansari reverted to Islam by declaring the Shahada "I bear witness that there is none worth worshipping except One God (ALLAH) and I bear witness that.. More

  • Khadija Watson's Journey of Faith

    She is an American from California. Her card gives you some clue: "Khadija Watson, ex-professor of theology." She has a BA and an MA in theology. She was an ordained, licensed minister, a Christian missionary who spent seven years preaching in the Philippines. That was six years ago. Today she is a Muslim and a teacher at Al-Hamra Islamic.. More

  • How a Former Lutheran Archbishop Embraced Islam

    **Martin John Mwaipopo*** It was December 23, 1986, two days away from Christmas, when Arch Bishop Martin John Mwaipopo, announced to his congregation that he was leaving Christianity for Islam. The congregation was paralysed with shock on hearing the news, so much so, that his administrator got up from his seat, closed the door and windows, and declared.. More

  • A French Doctor of Medicine Narrates his Adherence to Islam

    As a Doctor of Medicine, and a descendant of a French Catholic family, the very choice of my profession has given me a solid scientific culture that had prepared me very little for a mystic life. Not that I did believe in Allah, but that the dogmas and rites of Christianity in general and of Catholicism in particular never permitted me to feel His presence... More

  • Vanni: How I embraced Islam

    I'm a 29 year old guy from the Philippines. I was born and brought up in a Catholic family. Since my elementary years I almost expended my time in the church. I began as an altar server, then I became band member of the choir in my teenage time and since then I served the church as a Parish Youth Ministry and the band leader. I’ am a 3rd degree.. More

  • Clinton Sipes, from violence and racism to Islam

    This is an amazing story of a violent, drunken, racist, cross-burning Klu Klux Klan member transformed into the "servant of peace".Now let our brother, Clinton Sipes (now ‘Abdus-Salaam), tell his story: “I grew up in a dysfunctional family setting in the atmosphere of alcoholism, physical and emotional abuse that came from my.. More

  • Mum, I've decided I want to follow Allah

    Western women are turning to Islam in rapidly increasing numbers. Kay Jardine discovers why they are so keen to become Muslims. Bullying, depression, and insomnia made Kimberley McCrindle's teenage years particularly difficult. Taunts from classmates about her weight and how she looked left the 19-year-old student feeling like she didn't really fit.. More

  • From a bathing suit to hijab

    Somayyah was educated in a convent and as a teenager worked as a model and in cocktail lounges. Growing up in Ireland and Britain, she tried drugs and liquor and supported alcoholic and sometimes abusive parents. Years later the25-year old Irish woman moved to the Gulf Arab Emirate of Dubai where, through books loaned by friends, she learned about.. More

  • The Italian ambassador to Saudi Arabia reverts to Islam

    The Italian ambassadortoSaudiArabia, Torquato Cardeilli, has reverted toIslam, the Italian Embassy here announced yesterday. Cardeilli, who speaks Arabic, is the first ambassador to revert toIslam inSaudiArabia, home to Islam's holiest sites in Makkahand Madinah, according to a dawah center in Batha which handles Muslimreversions. Nouh ibn Nasser,.. More

  • How Cat Stevens came to Islam?

    All I have to say is all what you alreadyknow, to confirm what you already know about the message of the prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) as given by God – the religion of Truth. As humanbeings we are given a consciousness and a duty that has placed us at the top ofcreation. Man is created to be God’s deputy on earth and it is important.. More

  • How a Minister in Trinidad and Tobago entered Islam

    Madame Fatima Mik Davidson is the Minister of State for Social Development and Local Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In an interview given by her to the renowned Arabic Magazine Minbar-al-Islam of Cairo, Madame Fatima Mik Davidson (formerly Mrs. Model Donafarnik Davidson) talked about the beginning of her encounter with Islam and.. More

  • How an American poet, critic and author embraced Islam

    The simplicity of Islam, the powerful appeal and the compelling atmosphere of its mosques, the earnestness of its faithful adherents, the confidence inspiring realization of the millions throughout the world who answer the five daily calls to prayer — these factors attracted me from the first. But after I had determined to become a follower of.. More

  • Carol: I considered Judaism but chose Islam

    For as long as I can remember, I have never been satisfied with Christianity. I could never assimilate their belief that Jesus is the “son” of God. I used to think it was a fault in me – that I was of “weak faith”. When I was a child, I used to pray to God to help me believe that Jesus was His son. I didn’t feel.. More

  • Tommy: I learned about Islam through Internet

    In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful Islam is truly a beautiful and noble religion. Despite all of the bad press given to Islam and to Muslims in general, it has managed to flourish and gain followers for almost 15 centuries. Islam is, in a few short words, my life. Allah is the driving force in my life. Without Allah, I am nothing... More

  • A German lady converts to Islam

    Shortly after I was born in 1934 it became a "fashion" in Germany to quit membership of the Church—Catholic or Protestant—and become "gottglaubig" which means believing in God but actually signifies rather the contrary. In fact when I was about seven years old, an elder girl told me that there was no God at all and as.. More