The Conversion of Muallaf to Islam in Selangor: Study on Behavior and Encouragement

Mariam Abd Majid, Syarul Azman Shaharuddin, Abur Hamdi Usman, Fakhri Sungit


This paper suggests a boost factor of muallaf behavior and some factors that motivate them to convert into Islam in Selangor. The data obtained through the method of documentation, interviews, and questionnaire were analyzed using inductive and deductive methods. The sample of study are selected using purposive sampling technique. This paper reveals the religious factor, psychosocial and bio-psychosocial which had encouraged muallaf to convert to Islam. In Selangor contextually, the dominant factor that prompted muallaf to embrace Islam was religion as they belief its truth and can be found directly nor for research. Moreover, by observation and inspiration or dream had became major boost for muallaf to accept Islam. This study found that the absence of information and do not receive accurate information about Islam were among the factors that causing delay in da’wah acceptance by non-muslim.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n3s1p19

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