Sometimes, the Right Explanation is Key to Obedience

Does Islam Need Explanation? A young man came to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit zina (fornication).” The...

The Self-Defeating Nature of Atheism

Do we have a good reason to think that supernatural entities exist? Here is a reason. The vast majority of human beings throughout time have...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

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

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...