Islam increasingly draws Latina converts

There are 34 comments on the World Magazine story from Jul 18, 2013, titled Islam increasingly draws Latina converts. In it, World Magazine reports that:

The rate of Latinos converting to Islam in the United States has doubled since 2000, according to a report by the Cooperative Congregations Studies Partnership.

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#1 Jul 18, 2013
Well, this is good new.
Mujahid

Arlington, TX

#2 Jul 18, 2013
peace n shaax123 wrote:
Well, this is good new.
The Latinos are finding a deep spiritual connection with Islam from somewhere in the past. The Muslim rule in Spain was a glorious period in which the Jews, Christians and Muslim co-existed with mutual respect and sincerity.

In California, the conversion process is more active than other places.

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#3 Jul 18, 2013
Mujahid wrote:
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The Latinos are finding a deep spiritual connection with Islam from somewhere in the past. The Muslim rule in Spain was a glorious period in which the Jews, Christians and Muslim co-existed with mutual respect and sincerity.
In California, the conversion process is more active than other places.
that's good to hear. I know a lot of latinos, very friendly people. Is nice to see them part of the ummah. Islamic and Latin culture are similar in a lot of ways.

“... truth will out.”

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#4 Jul 19, 2013
Mujahid wrote:
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The Latinos are finding a deep spiritual connection with Islam from somewhere in the past. The Muslim rule in Spain was a glorious period in which the Jews, Christians and Muslim co-existed with mutual respect and sincerity ...
... then why were only the Jews and Christians taxed?

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#5 Jul 19, 2013
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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... then why were only the Jews and Christians taxed?
Muslims were taxed too but non Muslims were taxed a little bit more because they weren't full citizens.

Since: Apr 12

Concord, CA

#6 Jul 19, 2013
The article isn't saying anything good about Islam that "attracts" the Latinos:

"But propaganda is widespread, and as WORLD revealed in its June 1 issue, the National Endowment for the Humanities is using taxpayer money to send books to local libraries that present a one-sided, positive view of Islam.

Even slanted stories like the one in Women’s eNews can provide food for thought, though. While 9/11 brought disdain and discrimination toward Islam, it moved the religion to the forefront of American society, and people began to explore it. North America has seen more Muslim literature translated into Spanish than other countries. And Latina girls may be looking for an alternative to their highly sexualized culture."
Seeker

Lowell, MA

#7 Jul 19, 2013
What is really going on is that anytime new concepts are introduced to people in a free society that they didn't know about, some of them will like it. The same thing would happen in Muslim countries, but Muslim countries cheat and don't allow other religions the freedom to tell their story. That's all that is going on. Typical, hypocritical cheating on the part of Muslims. In Africa, Korea and other places, Christianity is received well when they are free to preach to people who weren't familiar with it, but they simply are not allowed to do that Muslim countries. Again, Muslim cheat.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#8 Jul 19, 2013
peace n shaax123 wrote:
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Muslims were taxed too but non Muslims were taxed a little bit more ...
"Islam restricted the ability of Muslim rulers to tax other Muslims, making it financially advantageous for a ruler to have non-Muslim subjects. At the same time, Christians and Jews were recognized under Islam as 'peoples of the book.' Christianity and Judaism shared with Islam the tradition of the Old Testament, and Islam considered Jesus Christ a major prophet. Thus, Christians and Jews were free to practice their religion, but they had to pay a prescribed poll tax ..."

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#9 Jul 19, 2013
Mujahid wrote:
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The Latinos are finding a deep spiritual connection with Islam from somewhere in the past. The Muslim rule in Spain was a glorious period in which the Jews, Christians and Muslim co-existed with mutual respect and sincerity.
In California, the conversion process is more active than other places.
which bit of history have you been reading, the muslim rule in southern Spain saw oppression, hate and one war after another until the muslim filth was cleansed from Spain, So the number of Latinos has doubled has it, there are two of them now.

“Germany”

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#10 Jul 20, 2013
No wonder that in a macho culture the dumb female choses the worst for herself.
Mujahid

Arlington, TX

#11 Jul 21, 2013
ISLAM IN LATIN AMERICA-Part 1



Documentary about Islam in Latin America founded by The Carnegie Foundation in collaboration with Florida International University. Produced by María del Mar Logroño-Narbona and Mercedes Vigón. Edited by Ernesto Cambara

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Since: Oct 06

Oh it's ON!

#12 Jul 21, 2013
Mexicans have been spiraling down a path of self destruction for decades if any of them choose Islam...it only proves how self destructive they continue to be.

They've made corruption and racism from the top down to the bottom a way of life. Islam suits them.

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#13 Jul 23, 2013
Trisha wrote:
Mexicans have been spiraling down a path of self destruction for decades if any of them choose Islam...it only proves how self destructive they continue to be.
They've made corruption and racism from the top down to the bottom a way of life. Islam suits them.
Is that so? Well more Europeans are accepting Islam than Latinos, so what does that tell you?
Racism well only make you more ignorant, so stop it while you still have so brain cells.(that is if you have any left).

“Germany”

Since: Apr 13

Wiesbaden

#14 Jul 23, 2013
Trisha is so right.

BTW, Islam is no race.

“M.A....Rise”

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#15 Jul 23, 2013
Trisha wrote:
Mexicans have been spiraling down a path of self destruction for decades if any of them choose Islam...it only proves how self destructive they continue to be.
They've made corruption and racism from the top down to the bottom a way of life. Islam suits them.
trasha

don't kill yourself,islam will spread between people because its the proper way of life

Islam builds up great families, something your western life is completely losing
PATX

San Antonio, TX

#16 Jul 23, 2013
Egyptian_lad wrote:
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trasha
don't kill yourself,islam will spread between people because its the proper way of life
Islam builds up great families, something your western life is completely losing
Islamic families are killing each other off by the hundreds per week. 25+ dead in Iraq, more than 3,000 since April.

Yet George Zimmerman, found not guilty of murder in Florida just days ago, stops and helps 4 people involved in a "roll-over" SUV accident.

When was the last time you helped anyone? Never you pissant WOG.

BTW, this thread is about Latinos converting to Islam, but yesterday the Latino Catholics of Brazil went nuts over a visit from the POPE. While in Egypt, Muslims continue to battle each other in the streets. Reality is a bitch when faced with truth, not Islamic lies.

“Germany”

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Wiesbaden

#17 Jul 23, 2013
Obama made me sick when he said he #"could have been" this black guy who was shot by Zimmermann.

I wonder whether he could have been this black guy, too:

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2013/03...

“M.A....Rise”

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#18 Jul 23, 2013
PATX wrote:
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Islamic families are killing each other off by the hundreds per week. 25+ dead in Iraq, more than 3,000 since April.
Yet George Zimmerman, found not guilty of murder in Florida just days ago, stops and helps 4 people involved in a "roll-over" SUV accident.
When was the last time you helped anyone? Never you pissant WOG.
BTW, this thread is about Latinos converting to Islam, but yesterday the Latino Catholics of Brazil went nuts over a visit from the POPE. While in Egypt, Muslims continue to battle each other in the streets. Reality is a bitch when faced with truth, not Islamic lies.
yes its all over conflicts and fitnah....get your mind of your @ss
Mujahid

Arlington, TX

#19 Jul 25, 2013
peace n shaax123 wrote:
Well, this is good new.
NEW MUSLIM2010- GIRLS GROUP LATINO-CONVERTED TO ISLAM.


Latino & Hispanic Converts

(Mexico, Central America, South America, U.S., Canada, etc.)

http://www.discoveringislam.org/latino_conver...

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#20 Jul 26, 2013
Mujahid wrote:
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NEW MUSLIM2010- GIRLS GROUP LATINO-CONVERTED TO ISLAM.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =m2qDy0DMnSsXX
Latino & Hispanic Converts
(Mexico, Central America, South America, U.S., Canada, etc.)
http://www.discoveringislam.org/latino_conver...
mashallah. May Allah(swt) reward and preserve those who teach the carry and teach the deen to others. Ameen.

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