New Convert: Is Changing Name Necessary?

Dear scholars, my question relates to changing name, I mean, is it necessary for newly converts to Islam to change their names or they can keep their Christian or any previous names?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and ... Continue Reading

O people… Glorify the name of your Lord!

How do we glorify the Lord (the Exalted the Glorious) and consider Him too exalted while we throw these papers everywhere?! ... more

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