Mineral Wealth in Afghanistan!

Link: http://www.rferl.org/content/afghanistan-minerals-mapped/24651540.html  Wow, the US Geological Survey is doing the Afghans such a great service by mapping out all their mineral wealth for them. Thank God...

Community Leaders: Don’t Let Wolves Teach You About “Sexual Health”

Muslim institutions are not immune to sexual misconduct. So how do we address this issue? How do we protect people? How do we protect our...

Drag Show For Kindergarteners

Let's put the visceral disgust aside and ask how it's possible for what was such a fringe subculture not more than 5, 10 years...

Christians Don’t Want Kids Learning About Islam — Makes Sense

I sympathize with Christian parents who protest their kids learning about Islam in school, in a sense. It is natural to want to protect...

“Enlightened” Academic Discourse

It's kinda sad when the people who say they stand for an open discourse, free speech, academic inquiry, rational debate, etc., are the first...

The Opportunity Cost of the Salafi-Sufi Debate

Salafi or Sufi? In the past 3 decades, the Muslim community in America and the UK spent so much intellectual energy debating the finer points...

What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

Who Is the Real “Freethinker”?

Who is the real "free thinker"? The atheist, who: 1) Lives in a secular world, 2) Goes to schools with secular curricula based on secular philosophies that...

How to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Belief Early in Life

Children should be learning aqida and the fundamentals of faith at a very young age. Around 1 to 2 years old is when kids...

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...

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Monday Memes | Take 27

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Is Islamic Gender Separation a Sign of Backwardness?

It's called common sense. And it's disappearing fast. The Islamic guidelines on appropriate gender interaction are based on universal wisdom and a profound understanding of human...

The “Open Minded” Fallacy and How It’s Used to Attack Islam

Having an "open mind" is not a virtue in and of itself. An open mind is only valuable in the situation where one does...

The Idea of Religious Freedom Is Anti-God

Many (but not all) of those who have a problem with the claim that "Islam does not respect freedom of religion" really have a...

Is Yasir Qadhi a Modernist?

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Where Is the Evidence that Islam Is the True Religion?

Where is the evidence for God? Where is the evidence for the truth of Islam? There is evidence, lots of evidence. But what counts as...

Monday Memes | Take 26

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