Sheikh Al Antaki was a Sunni Shafi’i scholar who had studied at Al Azhar institute in the late 1800s. During his studies he recalls he began to find irreconcilable inconsistencies in his school of faith. At the same time, he came across the book “Al Murajaat by Sharafuddin Al Musawi which helped open the […]
Autobiographies of converts(of those converted to Shiaism)
The late Master Savada was born in January 1924 in the city of Gifu in central Japan. After graduating from high school and university, he studied and researched Shinto religion and its branches and created various works in this field.
Sheikh Zakzaky is the face of Shia islam in Nigeria. He was a convert from Sunnism who was fascinated by the Iranian revolution. He later studied to become a cleric while in Iran. Within the span of less than 30 years he helped increase the Shia population in Nigeria from virtually 0 to over […]
Ustadh Tajul Muluk is an Indonesian Shiite Activist who is imprisoned on charges of blasphemy and propagating ‘deviant shia beliefs. After he converted from Sunnism, he faced much backlash as Shia beliefs are shunned by the greater community.
Thomas McElwain was born into a devout Christian family in the United States in 1949. He was occupied by religious subjects from an early age and wanted to become a pastor.
Rebecca Masterton is a British Islamic scholar, educator, public speaker, academic, author, television presenter, and philosopher of the Shia Islam. She has written short stories and a collection of those stories has published entitled Passing Through the Dream-To the Other Side.
Who is Mr. Seyed Muhamma Taqi Hosseini Verjani? Retrieved from his personal blog and the site of Quraniun with a little editing: Many people may not have heard this name… Mr. Seyed Muhamma Taqi Hosseini Verjani, converted and guided which after deviating from Shiism into the so-called Quranic flows, returned to the Shi’ite lap.
Abgar was an Armenian of the Safavid Empire who lived during the reign of Shah (King) Suleiman I (r. 1666-1694). Originally a merchant, he later converted from Christianity to Shia Islam and took the name Abgar Ali Akbar Armani. Over time, he became estranged from the Armenian community, and increasingly associated with members of the […]
Yahya Christian Bonaud was making a visit to the African country to address Muslims about the month of Muharram and ideologies of Imam Hussein. Early life He was making a visit to the African country to address Muslims about the month of Muharram and ideologies of Imam Hussein. He was born in 1957 into a […]
Muhammad Khodabandeh- Öljeitü Categories: Autobiographies of converts(of those converted to Shiaism) Öljeitü, also known as Muhammad Khodabandeh (1280 – December 16, 1316), was the eighth Ilkhanid dynasty ruler from 1304 to 1316 in Tabriz, Iran. His name “Ölziit” means “blessed” in the Mongolian language. He was the son of the Ilkhan ruler […]