The Prophet Did Not Make Predictions

Language note: saying that the Prophet ﷺ "made predictions" is not the best phraseology. According to the most common connotation of the word "prediction,"...

Salvation Through Listening and Reasoning

We can save ourselves from the fire by listening or reasoning. Two paths that lead to submission and submission leads to salvation. Surat al-Mulk: It almost...

Evidence for Angels and Jinn?

Question: What is irrefutable evidence that jinn and angels exist? Answer: Allah tells us about them in the Qur'an and the Prophet (s) told us...

Proof of Prophethood

You meet some Muslims, some ulama where you are just floored by their character. Their character is a sign and being in their presence...

Social Justice Epistemology

It used to be racist or misogynistic to believe that one's race or one's sex affected one's ability to understand an idea or entertain...

Purifying the Mind

Purifying the heart of its diseases allows the heart to be more receptive to guidance and light. But the mind and one's ability to...

Asking for Evidence of God

Asking for irrefutable evidence that God exists is like asking for irrefutable evidence that existence exists. Allah is the One upon whom all in...

True Fiqh and Husn al-Dhann for Past Ulama

The ulama are the most worthy of our husn al-dhann. But we live in the age of nafs. The nafs pulls people to question...

Pitiful Empiricism

Feel sorry for those whose understanding of reality is limited by what they can see. Feel even sorrier for those who are limited by...

Muslims Denying Magic?

Magic (sihr) is a reality. The entirety of its reality is of the unseen, but the part of it that affects mankind is as...

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