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Converting to Islam

9 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Converting to Islam

Qasim Rashid | Posted 03.07.2015 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

Every Muslim knows several, if not dozens, who chose to convert to Islam as a young adult or even later in life. Not too long ago an old friend called me and dropped the hammer. "I've been doing a lot of thinking... and I've decided to convert to Islam. Where do I begin?"

IslAmerica: The Trials of Islamic Converts in The United States

Michele Moses | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Michele Moses

Converts to any faith seem increasingly abnormal as the United States gravitates farther away from religion. Yet the number of Muslims in the United States is increasing.

Converting To Your Spouse's Religion: Kari's Story

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.15.2012 | Religion

Marrying outside one’s religion is less of a cultural taboo today than in generations past, but the question of how couples can best integrate their...

'I Converted To Islam Against My Parent's Wishes'

| Posted 09.14.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Famed Director's Son Converts To Islam

Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion

Sean Stone, son of famed director Oliver Stone, is now a Muslim. According to the Agence France-Presse, the 27-year-old filmmaker converted to Isl...

What Is Your All?

Claire Alkouatli | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Claire Alkouatli

All is a gift from the infinite Source of All Goodness that will always provide what a person needs in the moment. "The ocean takes care of each wave til it gets to the shore," as Rumi says.

A Marine Discovers Islam In Iraq

Eliana Lopez | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Eliana Lopez

Mohamed felt the pull toward the faith strengthen in Iraq -- "the heart of the Islamic world," as he says -- and he started learning about the precepts of the Quran.

The Promise: How Islam Found Me

Kari Ansari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kari Ansari

I had set out to vet a religion for my daughter, but while doing this promised research for her I found God, and Islam found me.