Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Researching Every Religion: Ust. Elias (Justin Parrot) | My Moment of Conviction

Was there a moment in your life when you knew for certain Islam was the truth? Hear how the quest for truth led Ust. Justin Parrott to research every religion, and to read the Qur’an, until he found an answer.

Read Ust. Elias’s (Justin Parrott) paper, Jesus: A Foundation for Dialogue Between Muslims and Christians

Justin Parrott

Justin Parrott

Fellow | Justin Parrott has BAs in Physics and English from Otterbein University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and an MRes in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales. He is currently Associate Academic Librarian for Middle East Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Justin embraced Islam in 2004 at the age of 20. He studied Islam from a traditional perspective with local scholars and Imams. He served as a volunteer Imam for the Islamic Society of Greater Columbus until 2013. He is currently the faculty advisor and volunteer Imam for the Muslim Students Association at NYUAD.