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Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by deflover(m): 8:55am On Dec 21, 2014
Muslims need to reflect why so many millions of us are leaving Islam for Christianity or simply calling ourselves ex-Muslim



By Sultan Shahin, Editor, New Age Islam

In the following article translated from Urdu by Arman Neyazi of New Age Islam, the author Shakeel Rasheed laments the large-scale conversion of Muslims to Christianity. 20, 000 Muslims already have, though many seem to retain their Muslim names. He blames Christian evangelists for this and, like Muslims world over, accuses them of making use of immoral techniques, taking advantage of problems facing Muslims to covert them to Christianity. He doesn’t seem to be aware of the fact that Muslims leaving Islam in large numbers, not necessarily converting to Christianity, but becoming just ex-Muslims, is a worldwide trend.

Talking about the trend in Africa a prominent Islamic scholar of Libya Sheikh Ahmad Al Qataani told Al-Jazeera recently: “Islam used to represent, as you previously mentioned, Africa’s main religion and there were 30 African languages that used to be written in Arabic script. The number of Muslims in Africa has diminished to 316 million, half of whom are Arabs in North Africa. So in the section of Africa that we are talking about, the non-Arab section, the number of Muslims does not exceed 150 million people.”

The Libyan Sheikh goes on: “When we realize that the entire population of Africa is one billion people, we see that the number of Muslims has diminished greatly from what it was in the beginning of the last century. On the other hand, the number of Catholics has increased from one million in 1902 to 329 million 882 thousand (329,882,000). Let us round off that number to 330 million in the year 2000. … There are now 1.5 million churches whose congregations account for 46 million people. In every hour, 667 Muslims convert to Christianity. Every day, 16,000 Muslims convert to Christianity. Ever year, 6 million Muslims convert to Christianity.”

The stories which “Maulana” Mohammad Rahmatullah Mir Quasmi, administrator of a large madrasa in the Bandipura region of Kashmir told Mr. Rasheed of the spread of Christianity in the valley of Kashmir shocked the author. The “Maulana”, he reports, is fighting a lone battle against the Christian preachers of Kashmir.

But there is not the slightest hint of introspection among Muslims in Kashmir or elsewhere why Muslims are leaving Islam in droves. Most Muslims are just happy at the lie spread by Islamophibic media in the West that “Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world”. Muslim numbers may be growing in some countries due to immigration and large-scale reproduction among Muslims in a bid to perpetuate our poverty and illiteracy. The Islamophobes in the West, however, have their own agenda: spreading the fear of Islam. But Muslims and our media in particular love to lap up this lie and keep repeating this a thousand times, thus further spreading the Islamophobic lie.

Time we gave some serious thought to what is really going on in the world. Why are Muslims everywhere, not just in Kashmir or Africa, leaving Islam in droves is a question that should engage our minds, if Islam has to survive on this planet. Another question that needs to engage our minds is: does it matter to the world or Allah if the number of Muslims is diminishing. Is there any reason for us as a humanity to be worried? From all accounts Muslims are only as bad or good as other religious communities. If anything, we may actually be worse, judged from several social parameters of human behaviour as much as the parameters of taqwa that God set for us. God has promised that He will destroy Muslims and bring a better community on earth if Muslims fail to keep their covenant, so why should we as humans worry?


Islam is Shrinking

Everyone knows the slogan, "Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world".
Is this true or is it propaganda? What are the facts? What are the sources?

these are facts.....surveys and articles to back these up......but really is this slogan about it true or is it a lie just to get our attention

below are lots of links

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Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by lirusehn(m): 9:34am On Dec 21, 2014
eyah!!! The voice of a lost soul. Plz help undecided
Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by stanech: 9:45am On Dec 21, 2014
Christianity changes doctrines with time and according to trend but muslims prefer the same old ways.. That's why christianity has more followers .
Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by Beesluv: 9:46am On Dec 21, 2014
Only few are chosen
Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by Nobody: 10:09am On Dec 21, 2014
This religion is dangerous! PLS DO NOT PRACTISE.
Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by Johnnyessence(m): 10:29am On Dec 21, 2014
The end is here already our Lord Jesus Christ will soon come and take d saint to heaven,this is an opportunity for u to give your life to Christ Cos' he's d one that will solve our problem. pls repeat this statement after me Lord Jesus am a sinner av come to ur presence have mercy on me I take u as my Lord and saviour safe my soul today forgive me all my sins in Jesus Christ name we av pray Amen.after u confess ur sins to God ask for grace to overshadow ur life and try and locate a bible based Church. u are welcome to the Lord's house.
Re: Islam Not The Fastest Growing Religion ....its Dying As More People Flee From It by Adetula1(m): 11:06am On Dec 21, 2014
you are highly welcome to Christianity where you can talk to your God at your convenient time n place.where you will not be told to wear cloth,eat,sit,urinate ...,,the way a man did it 1400yrs ago

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