Fulfilling Our Promise to Our Lord

How can a person be committed to "la ilaha illa Allah" and not maintain the five prayers? How can a person testify that "there...

“Hijab is About Choice” and Other Confusions

I have mentioned numerous times before how baseless and empty it is for Muslim women to talk about the hijab by endlessly invoking the...

Religion Invented the Afterlife

Is the afterlife a myth religion invented to comfort people from the thought of death? Many skeptics past and present have claimed that religion invented...

Liberalism is About Controlling Your Sex Life

When people say that consensual sex between two adults is a victimless, harmless act, forward them this article. Be that as it may, people don't...

Alcohol and Freedom

Alcohol and Freedom One of the common lines you hear is that Islam does not respect freedom of choice. This is highlighted by Islam's prohibition...

The “Science” of Happiness

Positive psychology, self-help, the science of happiness. I recently watched a documentary called "Happy" about what brings people happiness and joy. The documentary interviewed many...

Boozing It Up Means Freedom for Muslim Youth

More quality stuff from the NYTimes. See, all Muslims secretly want to be Western. Even in the heart of the most non-Western place on...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

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I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

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