In fact, the very first Muslim teacher I found revealed to me a truth about reality that has helped me to understand Islam better and in turn transformed my life.
“Everything I have read about Islam thus far I have agreed with. It is a religion that answers every metaphysical and philosophical question I’ve ever had. It is a religion as moral as any other; and I do not believe it can be faulted for the acts of extremist followers or the acts of corrupt men in government seeking to oppress people.”
Cyndell Petroff, American revert. Previously a Mormon, Atheist and Agnostic.
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“Consequently, I began to ask about the reality of this religion, and whether it was only exclusive for Arabs, and I realized that Islam includes all human beings without any consideration of their nationalities. Then, I announced my conversion to Islam after a profound thinking, and I prayed for the first time after my return to my home in Harlem, New York. “
(Amir Junaid Muhadith, born Chauncey Lamont Hawkins, a former hip-hop and rap performer with stage name Loon)
“I used to hear the Azan (call to prayer). Not quite sure what it was back then…but it sounded nice, it sounded good. And it interested me more in Islam. It made me more curious. It was like a driving question” Elliot Dhaka, American-Zambian.
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