When Muslims Leave the Faith

Open apostasy can be dangerous, but those who risk it have an impressive reach.

Conversions involving Islam sometimes look like a one-way street in the West. Famed new believers like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Keith Ellison seem to get all the attention—along with flamboyant flirts like Lindsay Lohan. But those who leave Islam may ultimately influence the faith more than converts do.

There are about 3.5 million Muslims in the U.S., according to a 2017 Pew Research Center survey. The data suggests that about 100,000 of them abandon Islam each year, while roughly the same number convert to Islam. Altogether…

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  1. Yes, such News hurts. It should also encourage us to do better and more in our Tabligh (propagation of Islam). Why these people leave Islam? because they have not learned of the True Islam of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at. If they would have studied the information on http://www.alislam.org they would have found answers to their questions. We pray …

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