What drives people to convert to Islam?

There are many statistics in the media that highlight the phenomenal rate at which people are converting to Islam.  Although, the authenticity of all these sources has not been validated for the purpose of this article, some of them include the following: According to “The Almanac Book of Facts”,...

Why should I convert to Islam?

1. Major difference between Islam and most other religions. All religions basically exhort mankind to be righteous and eschew evil. But Islam goes beyond that. It guides us towards practical ways of achieving righteousness and eliminating evil from our individual and collective lives. Islam takes into account human nature...

Understanding conversion to Islam

“Although conversion is a phenomenon that is completely unique to everyone, nevertheless, those who are serious about it will all undoubtedly undergo self-examination of some kind in order to embrace a new way of life and belief system.”  Three years on American, Abdul-Lateef Abdullah, reflects on conversion to Islam....

From Drury Lane to Mecca

History has not recorded the name of the first British Muslim to carry out the rites of Hajj. Rumours abound of converted Crusaders who made the trip in medieval times, and of British Muslims in Ottoman naval service who visited the hallowed precincts in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries....