New PDF release: British Muslim Converts: Choosing Alternative Lives

By Kate Zebiri

ISBN-10: 1851685464

ISBN-13: 9781851685462

When the Western mass-media speak of conversion to Islam, we're bombarded with debts of susceptible humans brainwashed right into a tradition of extremism. despite the fact that, in fact, the overwhelming majority who convert are well-educated, liberal in outlook, and doing in order the results of a long-considered and heart-felt choice. what's extra, their numbers are growing to be. In British Muslim Converts, Kate Zebiri seems to be at those situations of conversion, and examines the contribution that converts are making to an indigenous Western Islamic idea and discourse. Overcoming the West/Islam divide simply by advantage of who they're, Zebiri examines the converts’ specific strength to behave as cultural mediators among Muslims and non-Muslims, in addition to their skill to behave as a reforming strength. educated by means of interviews with converts in addition to released and net fabric, this interesting research is the one exploration of this exact workforce in British society.

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