At the age of 9, Deedat left India to join his father in what is now known as Kwazulu-Natal. His mother died only a few months after his departure. Arriving in South Africa, Deedat applied himself with diligence to his studies, overcoming the language barrier and excelling in school, even getting promoted until he completed standard 6. However, due to financial circumstances, he had to quit school and start working by the time he was the age of
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At the age of 9, Deedat left India to join his father in what is now known as Kwazulu-Natal. His mother died only a few months after his departure. Arriving in South Africa, Deedat applied himself with diligence to his studies, overcoming the language barrier and excelling in school, even getting promoted until he completed standard 6.
However, due to financial circumstances, he had to quit school and start working by the time he was the age of In , while working as a furniture salesman, he came across a group of missionaries at a Christian Early Years — Ahmed Deedat was born in the town of Tadkeshwar, Surat District, Gujarat, India in In , while working as a furniture salesman, he came across a group of missionaries at a Christian seminary on the Natal South Coast.
The missionaries in their efforts to convert people of Muslim faith, would often accuse the Islamic Prophet Muhammad of having "used the sword" to bring people to Islam. This book chronicled the efforts of Christian missionaries in India from a century earlier.
The book had a profound effect on Deedat and led to the purchase of his first Bible and holding of debates and discussions with trainee missionaries, whose questions he had previously been unable to answer. Seeing the popularity of the classes, Mr. Fairfax offered to teach an extra session on the Bible and how to preach to Christians about Islam. However, only a few months into the project, Mr.
Fairfax had to pull out of his engagement, and Deedat, who was by this point quite knowledgeable about the Bible, took over teaching the class.
Which he did for three whole years thereafter and later credited for expanding his horizons significantly towards missionary work. A decade later he was filling City halls with audiences numbering in the thousands in cities such as Johannesburg and Cape Town. The vast ornamental Jumma Mosque was a landmark site in the tourist friendly city of Durban.
A sophisticated program of luncheons, speeches and free hand-outs was created to give an increasingly large number of international tourists often their first look at Islam. Deedat himself featured as one of the guides, hosting tourists and giving succinct introductions to the Islamic Religion and the relationship between Islam and Christianity. Enquiries about Islam from the general public in South Africa had started to pour in at an increasing rate.
Soon it became apparent that working from the mosque office was not going to be sufficient to handle the demand for literature and to facilitate an increasing number of people showing more than simply tourist level interest in Islam.
The Choice: Islam and Christianity
Grot On 3 MayAhmed Deedat suffered a stroke which left him paralysed from the deeda down because of a cerebral vascular accident affecting the brain stemleaving him unable to speak or swallow. Our role is to carefully study them and to learn the great things that God is saying to us. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Forgive the wrong I have done jokingly or seriously, and forgive my accidental and intentional errors, all that is present in me. Seorang yang sangat gelisah ketika mendapat wahyu pertama.
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