I found this article on the BBC website. It tells of the pressures faced by Muslims who accept Christ, and also details some of the tension within Islam over how to deal with apostasy. It’s well worth a read.
There’s a widespread belief that the penalty for leaving Islam is death – hence, perhaps, the killing of a British teacher last week. But Shiraz Maher believes attitudes may be softening.
Ziya Miral’s parents disowned him when he converted from Islam to Christianity.
“They said ‘go away, you’re not our son.’ They told people I died in an accident rather than having the shame of their son leaving Islam.”
CONTINUE reading the article here.