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British Muslim Converts

Choosing Alternative Lives

Kate Zebiri

When the Western mass-media talk of conversion to Islam, we are bombarded with accounts of vulnerable people brainwashed into a culture of extremism. However, in reality, the vast majority who convert are well-educated, and doing so as the result of a long-considered and heartfelt decision. What is more, their numbers are multiplying.The only exploration of this unique group in British society, this well-argued and powerful book investigates the fascinating

contribution that Western converts to Islam are making to Islamic thought.

  • Publication date: November 30, 2007
  • ISBN: 9781851685462
  • RRP: £25.00
  • Pages: 304
  • Publication date: October 1, 2014
  • ISBN: 9781780744865
  • RRP: £13.99
  • Pages: 304

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"Zebrisi's research covers ground that previous surveys of converts have not explored"

Kate Zebiri

Kate Zebiri is Senior Lecturer of Arabic & Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She is the author of Muslims And Christians Face To Face.

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