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...

Teach Your Kids a Muslim Language

My dad always used to say that to know an additional language is to know a whole different world. I was born and raised...

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...

Stop Preaching “Relevance”

There are some Muslim leaders and imams who deliver a message of "relevance." They say that if Muslims are going to be able to...

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...

Is Liberalism to Blame for “Rape Culture”?

Sexual assault and harassment are big problems, whether on college campuses or elsewhere. I just want to ask this question: To what degree do larger...

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,...

The Purpose of “Sex Education”

Kids are getting sex education in school at younger and younger ages. When I was in grade school, sex ed wasn't taught until 10th...

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...

Safe Sexting: The Solution Our Children Deserve

A city "struck by scandal." More like an atomic bomb of despair, confusion, and shock for all these parents finding out that naked pictures...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

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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

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