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The Convert Scholar Narrated by Bukhari and Muslim

The Convert Scholar Quoted by Bukhari and Muslim

Al-Hasan bin ‘Isa bin al-Masārjis was from a well-known Christian family in the city of Naishapur. He lived around two hundred years after the Migration of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). The people from his town recognized his family’s excellent character and standing. Imam al-Dhahabi narrates al-Hasan’s conversion to Islam, noting that …

I was Reading the Quran, I Found it Reading Me!

I Was Reading the Quran, I Found it Reading Me!

Each night I would formulate questions and objections and somehow discover the answer the next day. It seemed that the author was reading my ideas and writing in the appropriate lines in time for my next reading. I have met myself in its pages…

From Rabbi to Sheikh (Story)

From Rabbi to Sheikh (Story)

A beautiful and inspiring story of a Rabbi who lived in Madinah during the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). `Abdullah ibn Salam (may Allah be pleased with him) was an esteemed Jewish scholar who had a high status among his Jewish community. He knew that a Prophet was due to …

The Story of Lady Asiya, the Wife of Pharaoh

Asya’s story begins in Egypt where she lived with her husband, Pharaoh — known as the greatest tyrant of all time. After being told by a fortune teller that he would be overtaken by a man from the Children of Israel, Pharaoh ordered all male babies to be executed.

The Dream That Sparked The Adhan

The Dream That Sparked The Adhan

Where do these words come from? Were they revealed from God Almighty? Are they words of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)? The story of the Adhan goes back to the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). When he arrived in…

I’ve Been Muslim My Whole Life But I Didn't Know It!

I’ve Been Muslim My Whole Life But I Didn't Know It!

So time kept going on, and after a while, I actually met a Muslim and we started talking. And I was like: “Wow! You do that really? So do I.” It just started getting to a point where I maybe I need to read more about this. So I went online and I started reading…

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

I never went on like a journey to find the truth because being raised in the church as firmly as I had been I always assumed that I was upon it already. So what actually happened was that there was another revert brother that I went to school with, we were pretty good friends at the time.

Visiting a Mosque Helped Me Discover Islam

Visiting a Mosque Helped Me Discover Islam

Through my contacts at the mosque, I managed to get acquainted with other Islamic circles, in particular the Islamic societies at the two local universities. The universities often do many Islamic talks, and annually partake in an “Islam Awareness Week”…

Priest Jason - My Story How I Found Islam

I was what is known as a worker-priest, which means I had a job at the same time as I was doing my ministry. I had changed from working in corporate America to working in a behavioral health agency. My post was down the street from a Masjid. I thought that this was my chance to learn about Islam for my interfaith relations.

I was Lost - The Quran Solved My Problems

I was Lost - The Quran Solved My Problems

My friend and I bought some marijuana and were getting ready to leave when my friend told me that one of the guys there invited us to his apartment to give him a book. We left for the guy’s apartment, and when we got there, he gave my friend a book…



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