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in response to reader comment: So, why are more people converting to Islam in America?

Submitted by Raayee (United States), Dec 19, 2005 at 21:56

I am not sure what kind of facts you are presenting. There was no history, religion, or political science instructor except they told me that CONVERTS to islam are growing very fast. So let's give credit when it is due; Islam is the fastest spreading religion nowadays inspite of 911.

I investigated the composition of american muslims in the United States and contrary to what you are implying, half of them are converts. What intrigued me more is that most of the ones that are converting are white male/females. I was shocked as I thought most of the converts would be african americans. To increase my shock, I learned that most of the white converts are very young.. I am sorry, but if this is not puzzling you faqi (I am assuming you are/were a muslim at one point), it is puzzling me. I thought Islam spread so fast in a very short time because of the Sword, but I started questioning that recently. I mean if it really spread by force, why aren't muslims who go to the west convert back to any other religion.

So, if anybody can shed a light on this without using name calling or taking things out of contest, please do so. Meanwhile, I am going to continue my research on Islam by visiting muslim churches and asking intellectuals about this and most importantly, listen and think without bias. I am very sure if this religion is fake, I will find out without emotions or bias.

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