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Miracle of the Quran – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Miracle of the Quran – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Hamza Yusuf was born as Mark Hanson in Walla Walla, Washington to two academics working at Whitman College and he was raised in northern California. He grew up a practicing Greek Orthodox Christian and attended prep schools on both the east and west coasts. In 1977, after a near-death experience and reading the Qur’an, he converted from Christianity to Islam[5][Read More…]

December 10, 2017 0 comments Faith
Objectivity and Religion (Daniel Haqiqatjou)

Objectivity and Religion (Daniel Haqiqatjou)

One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective disciplines like the hard sciences (physics, chemistry, etc.) and mathematics. Believing that religion is a subjective matter causes many people to have a very casual attitude about religious thought and religious authority. The most salient example of this[Read More…]

December 3, 2017 0 comments Faith
Islam as a stable foundation for morals (Daniel Haqiqatjou)

Islam as a stable foundation for morals (Daniel Haqiqatjou)

Daniel Haqiqatjou is an American Muslim writer, lecturer and polemicist of Persian (Aryan) origin. This text is taken from his website.   Do we need religion to be “good people”? No. In actuality, we specifically need Islam to be good people. Yes there are good people of other faiths, no doubt. But I am using the term “good” in a[Read More…]

November 26, 2017 0 comments Faith
Former preacher became a Muslim

Former preacher became a Muslim

Imam Abdurrahman Sykes is an American born revert who has faced those challenges himself and is working hard to educate both native and foreign born Muslims in a manner that explains both the essentials of the faith and how they coincide with the American experience.  This need was accelerated after the events of the last decade as Islam itself was[Read More…]

November 19, 2017 0 comments Faith
Canadian Ingrid Mattson how she became a Muslim

Canadian Ingrid Mattson how she became a Muslim

Ingrid Mattson (born August 24, 1963) is a Muslim religious leader, a professor of Islamic Studies. She is the London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Mattson is a former president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and was described as “Perhaps the most noticed figure among American Muslim women” in a 2010[Read More…]

November 19, 2017 0 comments Faith
What’s Islam? Islam in Brief (Yusuf Estes)

What’s Islam? Islam in Brief (Yusuf Estes)

Yusuf Estes was born in the mid-west United States 1944 to a religious Christian family. They to Houston, Texas in 1949 where he grew in the Disciples of Christ and was baptized into the church in 1956. Over the years he completed his studies in music and became a music teacher, well known entertainer and businessman and finally a music[Read More…]

November 12, 2017 0 comments Faith
Why I converted to Islam (Timothy Winter)

Why I converted to Islam (Timothy Winter)

  Timothy Winter’s (Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad) BBC Radio 3 interview on his conversion to Islam with Joan Bakewell. Joan Bakewell talks to Cambridge University chaplain and Muslim convert Tim Winter, known as Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad. He explores the moral sense of the sacred, instilled in him by his mother, his search for a connection with his creator and[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments Faith
Islam – A Rational Faith (Murad Wilfried Hofmann)

Islam – A Rational Faith (Murad Wilfried Hofmann)

Murad Wilfried Hofman. Ph.D (Law) Harvard. German Social Scientist and Diplomat. Embraced Islam in 1980. Dr. Hofmann, who accepted Islam in 1980, was born as a Catholic in Germany in 1931. He graduated from Union College in New York and completed his legal studies at Munich University where he received a doctorate in jurisprudence in 1957. He became a research[Read More…]

October 9, 2017 0 comments Faith