Students Turning to Religion for Solace

Date 2000/12/28 8:49:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, December 27, 2000: Adopting a new religion or solidifying your devotion to a childhood faith is a growing movement on campuses across the nation. Those choosing a new faith are faced with the challenge of explaining new inner commitments to their family, while respecting their parent's faith and avoiding hurt feelings. Quoting Makin McDaid Abdulkhaliq, a Stafford graduate student who converted to Islam, "The initial stages of conversion are a trying time for all involved, and both sides must learn to accept their differences."

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