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By Kate Zebiri

ISBN-10: 1851685464

ISBN-13: 9781851685462

When the Western mass-media speak of conversion to Islam, we're bombarded with money owed of weak humans brainwashed right into a tradition of extremism. even if, in truth, the overwhelming majority who convert are well-educated, liberal in outlook, and doing in order the results of a long-considered and heart-felt determination. what's extra, their numbers are turning out to be. In British Muslim Converts, Kate Zebiri appears to be like at those situations of conversion, and examines the contribution that converts are making to an indigenous Western Islamic notion and discourse. Overcoming the West/Islam divide simply by advantage of who they're, Zebiri examines the converts’ precise capability to behave as cultural mediators among Muslims and non-Muslims, in addition to their skill to behave as a reforming strength. proficient through interviews with converts in addition to released and net fabric, this interesting research is the one exploration of this certain staff in British society.

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