Iran, Saudi, and the Taliban are Secular!

We affirm that anyone who considers himself secular is secular. We reject the right of others to decide who is secular and who is...

The Brilliant Minds in Secular Islamic Studies

This is what counts as brilliant insight in the secular academic field of Islamic studies: There is no fact of the matter about what "Islam"...

Muslim Chaplaincy at Harvard in Response to Trump

In response to Trump's Executive Order, Harvard University recently announced that they will be instituting an official university-funded Muslim chaplaincy. This is something Muslim...

How to Be a Stronger Thinker

One of the things they teach you in academic philosophy is to anticipate the strongest argument of the other side. If you are able...

Morons Preaching “Rational Islam”

Sometimes you read a published academic paper in Islamic studies, and it will have a ton of mistakes in its treatment of the source...

The Best Way to Win an Academic Argument

Discovering that an argument begs the question is like winning the jackpot.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1638415219710527

Faux-Experts on Sharia

People without the first clue about the sharia writing at length about how other people harbor myths about the sharia.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1776041749281206

Important Debate Tip

Don't make a theoretical point in order to object to a practical argument. And don't make a practical point in order to object to...

Against Naturalism: The Love of a Mountain

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, "Verily, the mountain of Uhud loves us and we love it." If you accept this sahih hadith, how are...

Looking Down on the Secularly Uneducated

Why would Muslims look down on the illiterate and those without formal secular education when our Messenger ﷺ was unlettered yet was at the...

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