How does one convert to Islam?

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To convert to Islam, a person must repeat the shahaadah, declaration of faith, in front of two witnesses. The  shahaadah  is as follows: I witness that there is no God but God, and that Muhammad is the Messenger of God.


Gulevich, Tanya. Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions: An Introduction to the Religious Practices, Celebrations, Festivals, Observances, Beliefs, Folklore, Customs, and Calendar System of the World’s Muslim Communities, including an Overview of Islamic History and Geography. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2004.


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