How did converts to Islam feel when they first read the Quran?

Stephen Morris
Stephen Morris, Muslim convert in the United States

The first time I ever read the Qur’an I was not doing so with any intention to convert, I just wanted to know what it said. I was actually given my first Qur’an by a random Muslim that was just walking by with a kufi on his head. I stopped him and asked him about Islam and the first thing he asked me was “why” do I want to know about Islam. I thought that was kind of odd because I was used to most people trying to shove their beliefs down people throats but this guy needed to know “why” before assisting me.

At the time I wasn’t very religious but I was raised as a Southern Baptist. I [ go here]



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