Former President George W. Bush: “Islam is a noble faith”

Transcript of a speech by former President George W. Bush at the White House, 17th October 2005.

President Bush: Please be seated. Thank you. Welcome to the White House. This is the fifth year in a row that it’s been my honor to host an Iftaar in the State Dining Room.

Our distinguished guests represent the millions of Muslims that we’re proud to call Americans, and many Islamic nations are represented here that America is proud to call friend. We welcome the representatives from many countries with large Muslim populations. I want to thank you all for coming to celebrate an honored tradition of the Muslim faith, and wish you a “Ramadan Mubarak.”

I want to thank those in my administration who have joined us. I want to thank the Imam for joining us today, and thank you for leading us in prayer after these short remarks. I want to thank all the ambassadors from the Organization of the Islamic Conference. I welcome other members of the Diplomatic Corps. And I want to thank the Muslim — American Muslim leaders who are with us today. Thanks for taking time out to celebrate this important dinner.

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Former President George W. Bush: “Islam is peace”

Former President of the United States, George W. Bush, clearly admitting that terrorism is not the face of Islam and that Islam is a religion of peace.

Yusha Evans: How I Came to Islam

Yusha Evans, formerly Joshua Evans, is a well-known Islamic figure in the USA. He came from a strict Methodist Christian upbringing, where he spent the majority of his youth involved in his Church Bible college and had the intention of going on to become a Bible scholar. After he become heavily involved in his youth group where he read the Bible from cover to cover many times, Yusha began to find many inconsistencies in the Bible, which influenced what he describes as “the biggest mistake any Christian can make”, which is to ask questions. The lack of answers and confusion led Yusha to leave Christianity altogether after which he began searching other religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism — and none of them had a clear truth.

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