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I'm a feminist and I converted to Islam

<b>(CNN) —</b> I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.<p>I was 21 and living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was a bad time to be a Muslim. But after four years of studying, poking and prodding at world religions and their adherents, I decided to take …

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How An Illinois Mom Converted To Islam And Found Peace And Joy During Her Very First Hajj

<i>Kristin Szremski is a 53-year-old mom from Palo Hills, Illinois. Born into a Missouri-Synod Lutheran family, she first converted to Catholicism before finding her place in Islam. This year, Szremski was one of the hundreds of thousands of Muslims who were drawn to Mecca between October 2 - 7 to</i> …

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IslAmerica: The Trials of Islamic Converts in The United States

Though Will Caldwell was born, raised and college educated in Georgia, he is uncomfortable praying there.<p>He has felt that way since a clear summer evening in 2007 at a nondescript gas station off a nondescript interstate somewhere between Savannah and Macon. He was on his way home to Saint Simons …

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Can Muslims Be 'All-American'?

The early photographs of Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, wife of Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, are unsettling. They are unsettling not only because she looks frightened, but because she looks kind of like me. Though our lives are different, we are both young, white women, and we …

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Hijab: To Wear Or Not To Wear -- Two Muslim Women's Spiritual Journey (All Together Podcast)

This week's All Together features a conversation with two talented, ivy league educated, social justice minded Muslim women. Both were raised in rural America, both put on the headscarf or Hijab when they were young, and both have gone through a journey of discovery of what the head-covering means …

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Converting To Your Spouse's Religion: Kari's Story (VIDEO)

Marrying outside one’s religion is less of a cultural taboo today than in generations past, but the question of how couples can best integrate their faiths into family life doesn’t have a simple answer. On a segment for HuffPost Live, guest Kari Ansari discussed why she chose to do something she …

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Hispanic Islamic Converts Find Comfort In God And Latino Culture (VIDEO)

She left behind everything she learned as part of her Catholic upbringing in a Hispanic family to convert to Islam. She now ensures that her body is entirely covered by clothing when she goes out and lives her life by the strict structures of her new religion.<p>Kalene Santana, a 19-year-old of Puerto …

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Ramadan Reflection Day 10: Supporting Converts To Islam

<i>Imam Khalid Latif is blogging his reflections during the month of Ramadan, featured daily on HuffPost Religion. For a complete record of his previous posts, click over to the Islamic Center at New York University or visit his author page, and to follow along with the rest of his reflections, sign</i> …

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Conversion To Islam One Result Of Post-9/11 Curiosity

<b>By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service</b><p>BOSTON (RNS) Like a lot of other people in the haze and confusion of the 9/11 attacks, Johannah Segarich asked herself: "What kind of religion is this that could inspire people to do this?"<p>She had studied other religions, but never Islam. So she bought a copy …

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A Marine Discovers Islam in Iraq

Before Ibrahim Abdel-Wahed Mohamed left Sea Cliff for a tour of duty with the Marines in Iraq, he was Anthony Grant Vance, the son of American and Panamanian parents who had raised him as a Catholic.<p>Despite his Christian upbringing, though, he had been curious about Islam since his childhood in …

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The world's fastest-growing religion is ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> If tech futurists are to be believed, by the year 2050, robots will do many of our errands and drive our cars. If a new study on religious trends is to be believed, many of those robot-controlled cars will stop and park at mosques and churches.<p>Yes, despite predictions that religion will go …

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Fiqh of Marriage - Contract

I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII - IX - X<p><b>The Marriage Contract</b><p>Marriage in Islam is a contract. Thus, as in any contract in Islam, there are …