By Kate Zebiri

When the Western mass-media speak of conversion to Islam, we're bombarded with debts of weak humans brainwashed right into a tradition of extremism. notwithstanding, 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 selection. what's extra, their numbers are becoming. 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 proposal and discourse. Overcoming the West/Islam divide simply by advantage of who they're, Zebiri examines the converts’ targeted strength to behave as cultural mediators among Muslims and non-Muslims, in addition to their skill to behave as a reforming strength. expert via interviews with converts in addition to released and web fabric, this interesting examine is the one exploration of this detailed team in British society.

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