The Muslim Skeptic vs. the Western Skeptic

What does it mean to be a "Muslim skeptic"? Ibn `Abbas narrated a hadith from the Prophet ﷺ. A man heard the hadith and became...

Leaving Islam for “Justice”

This is a fascinating interview conducted by Br. Nabeel Azeez where the "ex-exmuslim" really gets into her thought process throughout her path in and out...

The Nature of Iman in the Face of Doubts

"Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its...

Why is Islam Reviled Today?

The Princeton event I spoke at earlier this month was not recorded. But here are the first couple of questions I was asked and...

Solving the “Problem of Evil”

The "Problem of Evil" is a problem for atheists, not believers. Atheists have to explain how murderers and tyrants can get away with all their...

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...

Educated People Are More Likely to be Atheists

We have all heard the claim that educated people are more likely to be atheists. But the "education" that is referred to in this...

The Muslim Skeptic’s Motto

What's my approach to the ideological attacks on Islam? The best defense is a good offense.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1842606342624746

Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

Addressing Doubts with Ihsan

When it comes to a person's faith, questions that a person might have about the faith that remain unanswered have the potential to become...

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Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

The 7 Ways Some Muslim Men Contribute to Immodesty from Muslim Women

Note: This was originally posted on Facebook, but Facebook deemed it "hate speech" and deleted it. What is hateful about the below? This is...

No, Muslim Women Don’t Need Careers To Be Empowered

We have some voices in the western Muslim community, both online and in real life, with well-intentioned but ultimately vacuous ideas about Muslim women,...

How to Explain Halloween to Your Muslim Children

Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

What Should Muslims Think About Marijuana Legalization? The Bernie Plan

Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...