Why are Westerners interested to study Islam?

Why in developed countries such as Europe and the United States are now so many people are moved to study Islam? This phenomenon occurred after the events of September 11. Successful and advanced nations are flocking to Islam, but on the contrary in backward and poor countries many people want to apostate (out) of Islam.

Why does this phenomenon occur? Those who study Islam correctly find the teachings of Islam balanced and relevant. Islam does not prohibit modernity, even Islam becomes a driver towards an advanced and modern life. But Islam also provides a space for spiritual education in the midst of this materialistic life.

Why in developed countries such as Europe and the United States are now so many people are moved to study Islam? This phenomenon occurred after the events of September 11. Successful and advanced nations are flocking to Islam, but on the contrary in backward and poor countries many people want to apostate (out) of Islam.

Why does this phenomenon occur? Those who study Islam correctly find the teachings of Islam balanced and relevant. Islam does not prohibit modernity, even Islam becomes a driver towards an advanced and modern life. But Islam also provides a space for spiritual education in the midst of this materialistic life.

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This is among the appeal of Islam to forward-thinking. They found harmony between Islam and a productive modern lifestyle.

The characteristics of productivity in Islam include, putting worship and work as a vision and mission of life. Islam requires every one of its people to be a productive Muslim.

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “If the end is about to come while in the hands of one of you there is a seed that he wants to plant, then if he is able let him plant it!” (Al-Bukhari and Imam Ahmad).

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