A Time to Reflect on Spiritual Journeys
In Embracing Islam, Ex-Catholic Seeks to Strengthen Cultural Ties
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, September 22, 2006; Page B01
Chris Moore was an aspiring rock musician with earrings and a shaved head when he walked into a Northern Virginia mosque a dozen years ago and began asking questions about Islam.
A month later, the Christian-raised son of a U.S. Navy man became a Muslim. His conversion initiated a spiritual odyssey that took him to several Muslim countries, including Saudi Arabia, where he adopted and then rejected the ultraconservative Wahhabi approach to Islam.
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