Michael Wolfe

« Je ne veux pas “échanger” ma culture. Je veux accéder à de nouvelles significations. » – ou comment un écrivain américain né d'un père juif et d'une mère chrétienne a trouvé son accomplissement spirituel dans l'Islam. Au bout de vingt-cinq ans de carrière comme écrivain en Amérique, j'ai ressenti le besoin [...]

2018-01-01T19:02:08-07:00January 1st, 2018|Personal Stories|

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 [...]

2017-12-19T18:21:05-07:00April 3rd, 2012|Personal Stories, Spiritual Journeys|

9-11: The day I became a Muslim

Robert Salaam: When I joined the Marine Corps in 1998 it was a different world per se. Most of my peers joined the military as an alternative to staying home or not going to college. Many like me joined the Marine Corps simply to be part of the best miliatary [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:24-07:00September 6th, 2011|Personal Stories|

A Marine Discovers Islam in Iraq

Before Ibrahim Abdel-Wahed Mohamed left Sea Cliff for a tour of duty with the Marines in Iraq, he was Anthony Grant Vance, the son of American and Panamanian parents who had raised him as a Catholic. Despite his Christian upbringing, though, he had been curious about Islam since his childhood [...]

2017-12-19T18:20:33-07:00August 19th, 2011|Personal Stories|

Michael Wolfe

After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I was searching for new terms by which to see. The way one is raised establishes certain needs in this department. From a pluralist background, I naturally placed great stress on the matters of racism [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:44-07:00June 21st, 2011|Personal Stories|

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?! [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48-07:00August 4th, 2010|Personal Stories, Spiritual Journeys|
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