Sean Stone Converts to Islam
According to reports, Sean Stone, Oliver Stone’s son, converted to Islam today.
The 27-year old is currently working on a documentary in Iran.
The Fars News Agency stated that Stone’s ceremony was held in the city of Isfahan. It reports that he became a Shiite Muslim and that he chose “Ali” as his Muslim name.
Conversion requires the recitation of and belief in the shahada, which is the Islamic “profession of faith.” The convert must state, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is His messenger.”
Sean Stone’s father is Jewish, and his mother is Christian.
Stone told the Agence France Presse that, “The conversion to Islam is not abandoning Christianity or Judaism, which I was born with. It means I have accepted Mohammad and other prophets.”
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