Writings by Topic: Converts to Islam

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Did The U.S. Kill An American Citizen After Taking Out ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi? The FederalistDecember 16, 2019
A Bizarre View of Justice for American ISIS Terrorist TownhallApril 22, 2019
Coddling Would-be Jihadists Doesn't Work The Toronto SunAugust 23, 2016
Islam's History of Forced Conversions Pajamas MediaSeptember 29, 2011
Conversion, Adultery, and Savagery Strike Egypt FrontPageMagazine.comMay 23, 2011
The Lure of Jihadism, or 'Boys Will Be Boys' Pajamas MediaFebruary 3, 2010
Muslim Strategies to Convert Western Christians Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
ICNA Welcomes New Muslims to Radicalize Family Security MattersNovember 5, 2008
European Converts to Terrorism Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
[Beltway Snipers]: Converts to Violence? New York PostOctober 25, 2002
Johnny Walker Green New York PostDecember 24, 2001
Prince Charles of Arabia Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
My Year Inside Radical Islam MEF WireMarch 5, 2007
Book Title Publication Date
Moving In and Out of Islam Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2022
Conversion to Islam in the Premodern Age: A Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlySummer 2021
A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb
by Umar F. Abd-Allah
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Black Pilgrimage to Islam
by Robert Dannin
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
The Sun is Rising in the West: New Muslims Tell about Their Journey to Islam
by Muzaffar Haleem and Betty Bowman
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2000
Even Angels Ask: A Journey to Islam in America
by Jeffrey Lang
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1998
Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam
by Jeffrey Lang
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1998
American Jihad: Islam after Malcolm X
by Steven Barboza
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1995