How to Respond to Hijab Bans

This is more along the lines the kind of values-driven response Muslims should have to the French authorities wanting to ban modesty. We need to...

Dora the Destroyer: The Hidden Message of Children’s Books

(See images below.) This is a great example of how seemingly harmless children's books and entertainment actually contain deeply problematic messages.   These are the lessons that...

Hijab and Same-Sex Marriage

The EU court ruling allowing employers to ban employees from wearing hijab... What else can employers ban or decide for their own business? How about...

Overgeneralization and Its Dangers in Understanding Islam

In Western philosophy early to mid 20th century, a group of philosophers argued that the discipline of philosophy is prone to overgeneralize, i.e., to...

Attack on Masculinity: European Schools Ask Boys to Wear Skirts

In their latest effort to neuter gender and strip society of any trace of normalcy and decency, the newest fad in Europe seems to...

Afghanistan: Hijab Requirements Enrage Feminist Journalists

Recently, female Afghan Journalists have taken an issue with hijab mandates imposed by the Taliban. These mandates, based upon the Shariah, are under attack...

Offensive French Documentary: Is Muslim Outrage Justified?

Islamophobia is going too fast for me. At the beginning of last week, I discovered that the senate voted for a bill that forbids the...

Indian Muslima vs Mob of Hindu Nationalists: The Strength of Iman

In the last few days the Indian state of Karnataka has been in the news for the wrong reasons, with a government-run college accused...

The Clothing of Muhammad Rasūlullāh ﷺ: Target of the Modernists

The clothes of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam were simple. They generally comprised of a sheet, a long qamīs, and a shawl. He loved...

Ikhtilāṭ: A Critical But Neglected Islamic Prohibition

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. What is Ikhtilāṭ? As the “human being has been...