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Old 06-22-2013, 07:44 PM
 
Location: Lakeland
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.... or how many came to Islam on their own in life?
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Logan Township, Minnesota
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I do not be;ieve any one has ever kept any records/

There is no required "Ritual" in a Mosque for a person to become a Muslim. We do not have anything resembling Baptism or other signs that a person has become a Muslim.

Most Mosques do not have any type of record as to who attends the Mosque.

In the very limited number of Muslims I know in person, I would venture to say that over half are reverts to Islam.

I think it can be a safe assumption that at least half of all Non-Immigrant Muslims in the USA came from other faiths. Nearly always Christianity.

I was a Christian for 45 years and then an Atheist for about 20. I accepted Islam 8 years ago at the age of 65
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:19 AM
 
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I am sure that must be a fascinating story. To go from Christian to Atheist to Islam... I can't believe that happens very often. Your story is exactly the one I was looking for when I made this thread. If you care to share your experience from going Atheist to Islam, I'd love to hear. Thanks.
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Old 06-23-2013, 10:25 AM
 
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I am sure that must be a fascinating story. To go from Christian to Atheist to Islam... I can't believe that happens very often. Your story is exactly the one I was looking for when I made this thread. If you care to share your experience from going Atheist to Islam, I'd love to hear. Thanks.
Check your DMs I sent you a link to my Biography

While most Reverts to Islam come from Christianity, I have found quite few that came from Atheism.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:26 PM
 
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I am sure that must be a fascinating story. To go from Christian to Atheist to Islam... I can't believe that happens very often.
More often than you may think. That's "Judaism -> agnosticism -> atheism -> Islam" speaking...
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