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...

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...

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...

Atheism: Based on Reason or Emotion(al Immaturity)

It is often claimed by atheists that people believe in God primarily for emotional and not intellectual reasons. Atheists, in contrast, are more rational...

“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...

Knowledge vs. The Appearance of Knowledge: Know the Difference!

"And when it is said to them, "Believe as the people have believed," they say, "Should we believe as the fools have believed?" Unquestionably,...

General Advice for Dealing with Doubts

If you often have doubts about the deen and the state of your iman, you should make sure you have studied and learned well...

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