How the Hijab Brought a Young Michigan Woman to Islam

As a young girl from Michigan, Lisa felt attached to Christianity. Her father’s family was Catholic while her mother’s side was conservative Christian Baptist. However, Lisa’s mother never really embraced Christianity and held rather negative views about religion. “She raised me to be very open-minded, very liberal, politically and religiously,” Lisa recalls. Hence, the decision … Continue reading How the Hijab Brought a Young Michigan Woman to Islam

Four Young Americans on their Conversion to Islam and the Challenges Faced

In the post-9/11 era, many more Americans have entered Islam than before. At the same time, Islamophobia and violence against Muslims has also been on the rise. For example, the number of anti-Muslim groups in USA nearly tripled during 2016 – from 34 groups in 2015 to 101 in 2016. In a short interview with … Continue reading Four Young Americans on their Conversion to Islam and the Challenges Faced