SCOTT ROSS: If you drop the plumb line of just one word, one name, Jesus Christ, drop that into the middle of this belief system, where were you compromising yourself? I was living in my own country, but I was a foreigner in my own home. Thank you for writing to Seekers Guidance; your question is very important to us.
I thought that Muslims were Ali Baba and the 40 thieves and the magic carpet ride.
' I thought the Middle East was somewhere in the middle of the country. SCOTT ROSS: So you didnt understand what you were doing? It was intriguing, the mystique of the whole thing. Her husband, Mohammed, strictly held to Muslim customs and demanded her obedience.
Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I am a Christian man who is deeply in love with a Muslim woman.
I encourage her daily to practice her faith in the way that she has been taught.
It says that when you see an unbeliever, smite at their neck until you make a great slaughter of them. It says, to take not Jews and Christians as your friend. I realized I had been deceived by fine-sounding arguments, and I had denied Christ. When I came home that night, he gave me two weeks to come back to Islam. SCOTT ROSS: Were you literally running for your life?
KATRINA: The lights went on and the veil was taken off. He actually let her go to church for a while, but when she said she wanted to leave their religion KATRINA: Thats when he got violent. KATRINA: He told me point blank that if we cant take this country by force, well take our time and take it through marriage.
KATRINA: Oh, yeah, thats how they keep their women.
KATRINA: Because he would come back and say, 'Ill never do it again. So materialism is allowed within the Islamic beliefs?
Are you going to do what your Mom says the rest of your life, or are you going to go with the man of dreams? KATRINA: When I came out of the wedding ceremony, I saw that not only had my name been changed, but my religion had been changed also. SCOTT ROSS (reporting): It didnt take long for Katrina to realize this was not what she bargained for.