In my last post [see here] I wanted to iron out in my own mind what 99% to 100% Islam means to us here in the West (and frankly anywhere) who are not Muslim. According to Mohammed, the Quran and the hadith, Muslims must obey the words of Allah. These include violent verses against the unbeliever, such as the verse of the sword (Surah 9:5), which have abrogated or “bettered” the previous more conciliatory verses. These effectively repealed verses, such as Surat Al-Baqarah (Surah 2:256), which states that there is no compulsion in religion, are the ones apologists feel compelled to pretend are still valid after the latest atrocity.
So what is a Muslim to do in the دار الحرب or dar-al-Harb, the “house of war”? Here is the story of one particular prison-converted Muslim, dangerously under-reported in the United States even locally, who made the journey from 99% to 100% Islam with effortless grace.