The US Sends Muslim Activist to Country that Tortured Him

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The case of Jamshid Muhtorov is strange and upsetting to all believers. Muhtorov was born in 1976 in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan, then...

The Idea of Religious Freedom Is Anti-God

Many (but not all) of those who have a problem with the claim that "Islam does not respect freedom of religion" really have a...

Just Run-of-the-Mill Satanism Being Promoted by the NY Times

Satanism has never been more popular thanks to the efforts of mainstream media. When people hear the world "Satanism," they think of blood rituals...
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Islam in Short Shorts?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwf5bwCCf2I    

Dora the Destroyer: The Hidden Message of Children’s Books

(See images below.) This is a great example of how seemingly harmless children's books and entertainment actually contain deeply problematic messages.   These are the lessons that...

How NOT to Argue Against the Burkini Ban

When Muslims argue against the "burkini ban" on grounds of "freedom of choice," they are being inconsistent. All societies regulate dress and impose standards of...

Riba: Bad for Akhira AND Dunya

In considering whether to take on interest-bearing (i.e., ribawi) loans to fund education, Muslim students often think of it as a personal moral decision....

Removing My Hijab — Choice, Choice, Choice!!!

How many times was the word "choice" mentioned in this essay? "I chose to wear black socks today instead of white ones. I could have...

Is Islam Relevant?

Is Islam relevant? How is Islam relevant to my life? These are questions I was asked recently. I proceeded to give an answer in terms...

Watering Down Islam in Order to Preserve Muslim Faith

Story time... Muslims often speak very definitively about what will or will not alienate other Muslims or what will or will not push other Muslims...