The “God” of Christian America

Compare the reactions to: Shooting up a black Church vs. shooting up a military outpost. Killing Church attendees vs. killing military personnel. Attacking a...

The Limitations of the Golden Rule

The Golden Rule doesn't work if you're a masochist. Or suicidal.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1759055240979857

The Bright Side of Anti-Muslim Mosque Protests

It's funny how at one time, the Tea Party movement was aligned with Occupy Wall Street in protesting the big banks, trillion dollar bail-outs,...

Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

“Iman” is not “Faith”

Translating iman as "faith" can lead to confusion. In the English language, faith as a word to describe religious sentiment is often posed against...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

The Jihad of Jesus

Have Christians not yet made the connection between "the passion of the Christ" and jihad? The idea of striving and suffering for the sake of...

Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

My Nasiha on the Joint Muslim Statement on Orlando

Please don't sign this or reconsider if you have already. EDIT- I say this with all due respect and love for our teachers and...

Are Muslims the Closed-Minded Ones?

As an undergrad at Harvard, I took an intro survey course on the Bible. It was supposed to be an easy-A course -- as...