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...

The French and the Hijab

The French and the Hijab You have to admire the French. They have strong views about what parts of the body should and should not...

Never Give Up

If a tombstone reads, "A man bested by his desires," let it also read, "He fought them till the bitter end."   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1695844673967581

Defining Moments in Our History: Don’t Remain Silent

There are defining moments in every culture's history. As far as American culture is concerned, we are in a transition period from an era...

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...

Adhan for Trump’s Inaguration

So Muslims justifying giving adhan at Trump inauguration festivities on the basis of the fact that the Prophet -s- kept "open lines of communication...

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...

Our Goal Isn’t Getting Everyone to Like Us

In the mind of the contemporary Muslim activist, the greatest evil that can be fathomed is that somewhere, somehow a Muslim was disrespected, was...

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...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

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Monday Memes | Take 66

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This Sahabi Deliberately Enraged His Torturers with One Word

When Bilal ibn Rabaha رضي الله عنه was getting tortured by Umayy ibn Khalaf, his slave master, in the scorching desert sun and burning...

The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...

YouTube Censors Genius of Islam: Ep. 3 – Can You Help?

ACTION ALERT: Can you help us spread Genius of Islam Episode 3? Can you tweet at @TeamYoutube on Twitter? See section below for details. As...

Pharaonic Rituals Revived: Egypt’s Descent Back into Paganism Continues

The aspiring pharaonic administration in Egypt has now revived the ancient “Opet” festival, showing the world in no uncertain terms who it is they...

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...