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Amazed by Muslim Women’s Dress By a Revert Sister

Amazed by Muslim Women’s Dress By a Revert Sister

I am an American who grew up in a strict religious Christian family. By the time I was sixteen I became very devout and religious myself. The church was like a home away from home. I enjoyed it thoroughly. I had read and studied the Bible on a regular...
Tasnim Nazeer: A writer for the people By Duvindi Illankoon

Tasnim Nazeer: A writer for the people By Duvindi Illankoon

Named as one of the most influential Muslims under 40 in the world, British born journalist and author of Sri Lankan heritage Tasnim Nazeer wants to be the voice of those who do good work. Tasnim Nazeer realised the might of the pen while she was...
What do you Want me to Wear? By Binth Niwas –

What do you Want me to Wear? By Binth Niwas –

The spread of hate speech and campaign against Muslims is not something novel in history. We have witnessed this happening in our very own Sri Lanka in the recent past, in direct terms as well as in forms of manipulative sugarcoated speech. An important...
A letter from a Christian to Muslim women

A letter from a Christian to Muslim women

March 7th, 2007 By Joanna Francis Writer, Journalist – USA Between the Israeli assault on Lebanon and the Zionist "war on terror," the Muslim world is now center stage in every American home. I see the carnage, death and destruction...
One Woman’s Modesty Experiment Hijab works (Even for Western Women)

One Woman’s Modesty Experiment Hijab works (Even for Western Women)

Author Lauren Shields Writer Lauren Shields shunned makeup and stylish clothing and covered hair for nine months as part of a project to reject conventional beauty standards and discover her true self-worth. Currently writing a book called "The...
Are female converts to Islam part of a new wave of feminism?  By Hasnet Lais

Are female converts to Islam part of a new wave of feminism? By Hasnet Lais

  You’d think after watching BBC Three’s Make me a Muslim documentary, being a female convert to Islam is so riddled with fault lines. Not really. My recent interviews with Muslim converts offered a rare glimpse into the lives of three...
Meet the woman behind the niqab: Fathima Farook By: Catherine Porter

Meet the woman behind the niqab: Fathima Farook By: Catherine Porter

An entrepreneur, teacher, mom and volunteer, Fathima Farook has had to put up with shameful taunts for nothing more than her choice of garb.   Fathima Farook has a pleasant round face and warm dark eyes. If you buy her pakoora or aloo masala...
Maryam Jameelah – Life, legacy and lessons  by Dr. Callista B. Rakhmatov

Maryam Jameelah – Life, legacy and lessons by Dr. Callista B. Rakhmatov

    “In Islam, my quest for absolute values was satisfied. In Islam I found all that was true, good     and beautiful and that which gives meaning and direction to human life (and death)… My adherence to the...
American Girl Finds the Meaning of her Life in Islam   By Reading Islam Staff

American Girl Finds the Meaning of her Life in Islam By Reading Islam Staff

  Read   this interview with sister Alicia about her Journey to Islam; the self-destructive lifestyle she used to lead and the devastating ordeals she experienced and the happiness, satisfaction, and spiritual fulfillment that she enjoys...
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