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How I Embraced Islam
American Muslim Turning Muslim in Texas video (24 min)

Nurse Cassie and her Muslim Patient Nurse Cassie & Her Muslim Patient This is a beautiful story about how a nurse accepted Islam. A very emotional story! video (7 min) New
Angela's Conversion Angela's Conversion to Islam video (3 min)
Carla Carla I was raised in a strict Roman Catholic home, the middle daughter of three children. One very sad and unfortunate day my mother told us that my father had been in a car accident. Read more... (also available in Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukranian, Urdu and Yoruba.)
Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. in 1942) is a retired American boxer and former three-time World Heavyweight Champion and winner of an Olympic Light-heavyweight gold medal. Ali changed his name after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964 and subsequently converted to Sunni Islam in 1975. Read more...
Malcolm X Malcolm X was one of the most powerful and charismatic African-American leaders of the country. He converted to Nation of Islam and became a follower of its leader Elijah Muhammad. As a Nation of Islam leader, his message was essentially anti-white until he undertook and performed the Hajj (pilgrimage) to Mecca. Impressed by his discovery of true Islam in the Muslim lands he visited, he left Nation of Islam and became an orthodox Muslim, leaving his prior racial standing. Read more...
Yvonne Ridley Yvonne Ridley, born in county Durham, England is a Former Taliban Captive, Broadcaster, British Journalist, Human Rights Activist, war correspondent and now Convert To Islam. She is best known for her capture by the Taliban whilst working undercover in Afghanistan. Read more...
Lauren Booth Lauren Booth, Tony Blair's sister-in-law, broadcaster and journalist converts to Islam. Read about her journey to Islam and the heart warming reaction of her family.
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Jamie Jamie, a former playboy Hollywood girl, converts to Islam. When Jamie said the Shahadah, the desires to do bad things were completely taken away from her. Watch this video to see her story. (27 min) New
Judge Marilyn Mornington Judge Marilyn Mornington is a District Judge in England, an international lecturer, and writer on family law including domestic violence.
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K. Sherman K. Sherman, a 39 years old now, with four children, was born in New York City in 1973. "Every day I thank Allah that my children will never experience the nightmare that I did during my formative years, growing up in the US." Read more...
Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau is a great French scientist - oceanographer, initiator of researches of sea and ocean depths, inventor of an aqualung, underwater house, the device for «diving saucer», author of many popular books and films, is known in entire world. Read more...
Daniel Streich Daniel Streich The Swiss politician Daniel Streich, who rose to fame as a result of his opposition to mosques in his homeland, has now embraced the faith he reviled.
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Aminah Assilmi Aminah Assilmi was born as a Southern Baptist and was a feminist working for women's rights. She had her education in recreation and broadcast journalism. Although she was initially opposed by her entire family for accepting Islam in 1977, subsequently most of her family membes accepted Islam. She is currently the President of the International Union of Muslim Women. Read more...
Pamela Barrett Pamela Barrett "Liquor brought me to my knees and Allah was there to help me back up." "I sometimes see this journey as one Allah has chosen for me and which He isn't going to let me out of!" "For me, embracing Islam has been the single greatest gift ever granted to me. I am still grateful and awestruck by it." Read more...
Yusuf Estes Yusuf Estes a devout music Baptist minister, converts to Islam after preaching Christianity for years. His wife and his father, himself a priest who established churches, soon followed him. This is a story of how call to conscience makes one forego social status and submit himself/herself to God. Read more...
Leopold Weiss Leopold Weiss (1900-1992), who became famous in the Muslim world as Muhammad Asad, was born in a Jewish family in what is now part of Germany. He worked in the Middle East as correspondent of prestigious German and Swiss newspapers. He traveled widely throughout the world and authored many books on Islam including a translation of the Qur'an. He accepted Islam in 1926.
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Dr. Jeffrey Lang Dr. Jeffrey Lang (b. 1954) was born as a Catholic but became an atheist during his high school years despite the efforts of his Catholic teacher and parents to convince him of the existence of God. He remained an atheist for the next 10 years throughout his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral studies. He accepted Islam in early 1980's and authored two books: "Struggling to Surrender" (1994) and "Even Angels Ask" (1997) Read more...
Dr. Murad Hofmann Dr. Murad Wilfried Hofmann (b. 1931) 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 assistant for the reform of federal civil procedure, and in 1960 received an LL. M. degree from Harvard Law School. He was Director of Information for NATO in Brussels from 1983 to 1987. He was posted as German ambassador to Algeria in 1987 and then to Morocco in 1990 where he served for four years. He accepted Islam in 1980 and authored several books on Islam. Read more...
Dr. T.J. Winter Dr. T. J. Winter, known now as Abdal-Hakim Murad, is a British convert to Islam. He received his masters degree from the Cambridge University at England and later studied at Al Azhar. He was a research fellow at the Oxford University. Currently, he is a lecturer of Theology at Cambridge University. Among his works is the translation of al Bayhaqi's "Seventy-Seven Branches of Faith" into English. He has also authored many articles about Islam and Muslims. Read more...
Marc Springer Marc Springer Involved with the neo-nazi skinhead movement, he grew up as an anti-Islam, anti-Muslim racist. His passion into reading eventually led him to read about Islam and Muslims, and finally to Islam, turning around his life completely from disbelief to a devoted worshipper of Allah. "People say that miracles do not happen today, but I would contend that my story proves them wrong." Read more...
Dr. Jerald F. Dirks Dr. Jerald F. Dirks is a former minister (deacon) of the United Methodist Church and biblical scholar with extensive scholarship in early Christianity. He holds a Master's degree in Divinity from Harvard University and a Doctorate in Psychology. Author of "The Cross and the Crescent: An Interfaith Dialogue between Christianity and Islam" (2001), and "Abraham: The Friend of God" (2002). He formally accepted Islam in 1993. Read more...
Rev. David Benjamin Keldani Rev. David Benjamin Keldani (1867-19xx) was a former Catholic bishop and an expert in biblical documents and languages. He published many scholarly articles about early Christianity before accepting Islam in 1904. He is the author of "Muhammad in the Bible", a scholarly book of linguistic analysis about reference to Prophet Muhammad (p) in the Old Testament. After accepting Islam, he became known as Prof. Abdul-Ahad Dawud. Read more...
Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) a revert to Islam, the famous British Pop-star converted to Islam in 1979. He was probably the first international singer to sing Islamic songs in English. His first few songs were "Alef is for Allah", "Where are you going?", "Allah is the only one God". He currently lives in London, England. Read more...
Torquato Cardilli Torquato Cardilli, Italy's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, converted To Islam. In a press statement, Torquato Cardilli expressed his happiness and said that he was fully convinced of the truthfulness of Islam through his regular readings of the Holy Qur’an. Read more...
Everlast (Eric Schrody) Everlast (Eric Schrody) Taking Islam One Day at a Time. Rapp music has seen more than its share influence from the religion of Islam. The religion seems to be a recurrent theme in the genre, both impacting lyrics and lives. One artist more recently touched by Islam is Eric Schrody, better known in music circles as Everlast. Read more...
Dr. Maurice Bucaille Dr. Maurice Bucaille A Famous French Scholar and Surgeon Embraces Islam. Read more...
Rick Fenton Rick Fenton accepted Islam in 2008. He writes: "I knew about the Bible, but had never made the connection to it. All of the sermons I had heard in the two previous years of attending Catholic school had never impacted me until this particular sermon." Read more...
Ann Spaulding Ann Spaulding "Nor can Goodness and Evil be equal. Repel (Evil) with what is better" – Qur’an. Two days after 9/11, a young man attacked her – mistaking her as an Arab – in a grocery store. He ran his shopping cart onto her, pushing her against the shelves. One of the shelves collapsed with cans hurling down on her, cutting her head and face. When he was arrested by the authorities, she gave him two choices: face criminal prosecution or attend 10 hours of Islamic lecture. He chose the latter. Six months later, after completing the sessions, he became a Muslim. Read more...
Rosalyn Rushbrook Rosalyn Rushbrook (b. 1942), is none other than the famous British author Ruqiyyah Waris Maqsood. At age 8, she became a deeply committed Christian. She studied Theology at the Hull University, and taught religion as Head of Religious Studies for 32 years at various UK schools. It was primarily her own biblical studies and research into early Christianity which led to her to Islam in 1986. Read more...
Jacqueline Cosens D. Jacqueline Cosens, now known as Jumaana Salma Amatullah, worked in health care, management, as an equine trainer, elementary tutor, newspaper editor, researcher, and freelance writer. She spent spare times studying, painting, writing articles, stories, and poetry, some of which were published in the U.S. and abroad. Read more...
Austin Roe Austin Roe, now known as Waa’il Abdul Salaam, converted to Islam by his own volition at the age of merely 10 years old. He movingly describes how difficult his childhood was and how the touch of Islam has changed his life entirely around. Read more...
Raphael Raphael, a forty-two-year-old Latino, is a Los Angeles-based comic and lecturer. He was born in Texas where he attended his first Jehovah's Witness meeting at age six. He gave his first Bible sermon at eight, tended his own congregation at twenty, and was headed for a position of leadership among the 904,000 Jehovah's Witnesses in the United States. But he traded his Bible for a Qur'an after having braved a visit to a local mosque. Read more...
Imam Abu Kadr Imam Abu Kadr From Imprisonment on Death Row to a Respected Leader in his Community. Read more...
Omar Abdul-Salaam Omar Abdul-Salaam In this issue of the Bulletin we would like to introduce you to a gentleman who rose from the depths of despair and darkness into the light of Islam. We hope you will find it as inspiring as we did. Read more...
Ismail Goodwin Ismail Goodwin An Account Of An American Who Accepted Islam. Ismail Goodwin is a white American who works for Pacific Bell in San Francisco and lives in South San Francisco. He became a Muslim on May 15, 1991 at the Islamic Center in San Francisco. Read more...
Vincent Montagne Vincent Montagne An Account of a French Scholar Who Accepted Islam Read more...
Maryam Jameelah Maryam Jameelah An Account of an American Jewish Lady Who Accepted Islam Read more...
Ibrahim Khalil Ahmad Al-Haj Ibrahim Khalil Ahmad, formerly Ibrahim Khalil Philobus, was an Egyptian Coptic priest who studied theology and got a high degree from Princeton University. He studied Islam to find gaps to attack it; instead he embraced Islam with his four children. Read more...
Abd al-Hayy Moore Mr. Abd al-Hayy Moore has two books of poetry published by City Lights under the name Daniel Moore. He's traveled extensively, living in England, Morocco, Algeria, Nigeria and Spain. Mr. Moore is a talented writer and poet, and has turned his talents in writing for Islam. He is a contributor to 'The Minaret' and other publications. His more recent publications are 'The Chronicles of Akhira', 'Halley's Comet', and 'Holograms'. Read more...
Other Stories Stories of New Muslims A collection of stories of people who embraced Islam.
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Jews for Allah Testimonies of Jewish Converts To Islam Thousands of Jews convert to Islam. These are the testimonies of a few of our fellow Jewish brothers and sisters who have accepted Islam as their religion. in pdf format (281 KB)
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