Converting to Islam: Understanding the Experiences of White by Amy Melissa Guimond

By Amy Melissa Guimond

This textual content goals to find the shared lived reports of white American girl converts to Islam in put up- 11th of September the United States. It explores the more and more adversarial social weather confronted by means of Muslim american citizens, in addition to the non secular, social, actual, and psychological integration of those girls into the Muslim-American inhabitants. within the usa, premiums of conversion to Islam are quickly increasing—alongside Islamophobic sentiment and hate crimes opposed to Muslims. For a time period, there has been a lull during this adverse sentiment. in spite of the fact that, in mild of the Paris terror assaults, the elevated prominence of ISIS/ISIL, and the inflow of refugees from Syria, anti-Muslim rhetoric is once more at the upward push. This quantity analyzes how a novel number of girl converts have tailored to existence within the usa within the shadow of 9/11. 

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