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...

That Allah’s Word Be Highest

The hadith is not: "He who fights so that Allah's Word is an acceptable option in people's eye, considered no better or worse than...

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The Absurdity of Cultural Appropriation

Cultural Appropriation has become a confusing, intellectually inconsistent, and fanatical modern notion. Whatever value the term may have had in the past has since...

Seriously?! Muslim Orgs Endorsing the Women’s March

Thankfully, the Women's March has been mostly a flop this year. Fortune: Just two years after the original Women’s March drew widespread support and millions of...

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An Attack on Polygamy Is an Attack on Marriage Itself

Why is everyone suddenly talking about polygamy? CBC: A man 'cannot do that to a woman': Why polygamy in Canadian Muslim community could be another #MeToo...

The Delusion of Individualism Spreading to the Muslim World

If you thought the Muslim world was safe from the extreme individualism and hedonism of the West, think again. Westernized Muslims are pushing these...

Pornography as Israel’s Weapon of Choice

As the US Senate contemplates an anti-BDS (Boycott Divest Sanction) bill as well as billions in "aid" to the Zionist terror state, let's recall...
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Is Feminism the Cause of Women Leaving Islam?

Yes. Without a doubt. The evidence is overwhelming, as I have explained before. It's really not hard to understand why. Feminism is a liberal secular...