Often, the first thing someone is asked when they discover the truth and embrace Islam is the question: Why Islam? Here, an American revert-to-Islam answers that question.
The author, K. Sherman, writes:
The beauty of Islam is probably the best-kept secret in modern times; it is about time it was revealed. This is the sentiment of a majority of people who are discovering the truth about Islam every day.
My first exposure to the religion was through a perusal of a fifty-page booklet titled Towards Understanding Islam (written in 1932). It explained to me everything that twenty years of life and fifteen years of education could not. After the initial sense of relief, I suddenly felt cheated. I was consumed with rage. Why? I could not fathom how people could know about this phenomenal way of life and not speak out and inform others. This book is my personal take on the beauty of Islam, backed up by relevant and authentic references.
About the author:
K. Sherman is a native of New York. She resided in the USA until her third year of college. At that time, Ms. Sherman found herself dealing with many of the issues that she has poignantly described in this book. After accepting Islam, she traveled abroad and has remained there ever since. She is now a mother of four children. She is grateful for the prospect that her children will never face the challenges she did namely, growing up without guidance. Ms, Sherman recalls her high school English teacher's advice: "You write best when you write about matters close to your heart" Therefore she has chosen to write a topic closest to her heart in her first book.