My name is Rachel and I’m an American convert to Islam. I’m a master’s student of religion at the university of Georgia and next year I’ll be teaching introductory courses in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam which is exciting.
How can you deny God’s existence? How can you disbelieve in Allah when you didn’t exist? When you were dead and then He brought you to life? Think about it. This is the beginning of the verse, we don’t need to go any further.
The Treaty of Umar allowed the Christians of Jerusalem religious freedom, as is dictated in the Quran and the sayings of Muhammad. This was one of the first and most significant guarantees of religious freedom in history.
I read books and started learning the true Islam, the beauty of it, the simplicity of it and it just opened my heart and then in December 1998 in Florida I submitted and converted to Islam. Islam has impacted my life in a very positive way. I feel good about…