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I am in the beginning stages of "converting/reverting" to Islam. I have been studying and asking for guidance, but I can't seem to get a definite answer. Am I a revert, convert, or neither? I believe there is a difference between all 3.

I was born into a family without a religion. We never went to a mosque/temple/kingdom...etc. I never learned about god until now (mid-20's). Some people have told me we are all born Muslim, then when people learn about other faiths they convert to that faith. If they choose to become a Muslim, then they are "reverting" back to Islam.

Since I was never introduced to any religion, does that mean I've been a Muslim all along? Any insight you have will be very appreciated.

Thank you!

asked 555 jasonmarlowe's gravatar image

I found a brother who has shown me this...

"Prophet Muhammad said, "No babe is born but upon Fitra (as a Muslim). It is his parents who make him a Jew or a Christian or a Polytheist." (Sahih Muslim, Book 033, Number 6426)

Technically you came back to your original state. (revert)"

Now I understand! Just thought I would post if anyone else had the same question.

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answered 555 jasonmarlowe's gravatar image

yes exactly that's why revert is the proper word for it and not convert. watch this for your question http://youtu.be/QKxn5X_yJlU

keep seeking guidance with a open heart and mind because Allah made a promise that he will guide those who seek it from him and he never breaks his promise so I ask you to keep looking dear friend. I hope this helped, I pray you find your way and wish you well, As'salam Alaykum.

(Jun 08 at 13:06) Asmar993 Asmar993's gravatar image

Revert salaam

(Jun 08 at 13:44) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image
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I am not sure about what you want to know, can you specify? Thanks :)

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