Watering Down Islam in Order to Preserve Muslim Faith

Story time... Muslims often speak very definitively about what will or will not alienate other Muslims or what will or will not push other Muslims...

What Does It Mean to be a Muslim Skeptic?

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “Whoever loves for the sake of Allah, hates for the sake of Allah, gives for the sake of...

The Accommodationism of American Muslim Orgs

Muslim communities in non-Muslim societies face an endless stream of decisions to either adopt or abstain, engage or oppose, compromise or stay firm. Whether...

Trump Won. Now What?

A few thoughts in light of the election results: - Allah is in charge. - I'm not going to trust anyone's opinions on what a Trump...

When Practicality is a Non-Factor

When we look at the state of the world and, more importantly, the state of our own selves, it is easy to get overwhelmed....

The Lost Virtue of Himma

Himma is a lost concept for Western Muslims. I've seen himma translated as "lofty aspiration" in some places, but perhaps "zeal" gives a better...

You Will Not Spread Islam by Censoring It

When we say that Islam is the religion of the fitra, part of what that means is that in some capacity, whether consciously or...

Who Cares About the Kuffar?!

Acceptance is important. As Muslims, we want acceptance from society at large and we seek that. Our attitude should not be: Who cares about...

Stand Firm, Even If Alone

Be firm on the Truth: “Stick to the path of guidance, and do not be fooled by the small number of people who take this...

Being Zealous Is Not a Bad Thing

The zeal of youth is a beautiful thing. Don't let others tell you that you are "too religious" or that you're an "extremist." Being...

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Keep It Up! UK Muslims Shut Down LGBT Propaganda at Four Schools

The UK Muslim community has proven itself to be a model for Western Muslims at large, at least when it comes to pushing back...

Oddities in the New Zealand Muslim Mass Shooting Case

The massacre of Muslims this past Friday in Christchurch, New Zealand left me in a daze of anger and grief. Muslims are being gunned...

Are We Liberated Yet? Western Women Working Themselves to Death

When people discuss gender inequality in Islam, they focus on things like hijab, inheritance, or women's testimony. But few attack Islam for the inequality...

No Means No. Erdogan Slaps Down Women’s March

The President of Turkey is not having any of this feminist, adhan-hating nonsense. Reuters: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday accused a women’s march in central...

LGBT Anti-Bullying Based on Junk Science

Whenever someone wants to point out simple facts like, "Male-on-male sodomy is an abomination," or, "Men dressing like women and calling themselves ladies is...

Making the Ummah Proud: UK Muslims Shut Down LGBT Indoctrination

I am often criticizing on this site certain Muslims for selling out deen, distorting Islam, and generally assisting the liberal secular cultural juggernaut in...

Give Props to Ilhan, But Don’t You Dare #StandWithHer

Let's give Ilhan Omar some credit. She is driving the Zionists crazy with her highly controversial, highly contested claim that ... Israel has lobbying...