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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The Agents Within

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