Every story has a lesson, and in Najim Mostamand's ground-breaking story, there are plenty of lessons to learn from. In Search of Truth is a riveting book that takes you behind the scenes of Islam's growing importance over the last decade to the American social fabric and beyond. From a contemporary Western perspective, Mostamand paints a new picture of the faith--one that relies on his efforts as a holistic scholar in the vast literature of Islam. Each chapter provides a snapshot of the most important subjects in Islam today in a convenient, simple, and trusted body of kwledge that includes: How Islam began over a millennium ago Who Muhammad, as a person and a leader, really was What practices and beliefs the Muslims believe in Why people started using Islam violently And much, much more Travel through the frontiers of Islam, and discover for yourself the most controversial religion of our time. No longer do you have to skim the world of published media to understand the essence of Islam. The truth begins with this story.
NAJIM MOSTAMAND was born in Anaheim, California, the son of Afghan immigrants who left their homeland after the Soviet Invasion. Raised as an American Muslim, he graduated Magna Cum Laude at the University of California, Irvine, receiving a B.A. in Business Administration, before studying creative writing at Oxford University. He is now a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley in Orange County.