Iran, Saudi, and the Taliban are Secular!

We affirm that anyone who considers himself secular is secular. We reject the right of others to decide who is secular and who is...

The Big, Bad Celebrity Shaykh

You know what I'm really afraid of? The big bad CELEBRITY SHAYKH! Hide yo kids, hide yo wife. Shudder in fear as he bellows...

Patriarchy Oppresses Your Smartphone

Patriarchy: even oppressing "feminized" digital assistants. But seriously though, when I hear my "smart" phone in a feminine voice, as a patriarch, all that...

Language and Thought are Relics of Our Patriarchal Past

Why is it "LGBT"? Why that specific order of letters? Are Lesbians more important than Gays, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals? Are L's, G's, and B's...

The Religion of Progressive Muslims

Fear Allah -- "A tactic by religious authorities to scare the masses into obeying them and not questioning their authority." Be Modest, Dress Modestly --...

A Parade of Contradictions: When Feminists are Inconsistent

I find it interesting how Muslim feminists are up in arms about the Muslima being featured in the "gentlemen's" magazine. How can you not...

Fasting Is Only for the Privileged!

10+ years ago, you could (incorrectly) claim, "The purpose of fasting is to empathize with the poor and hungry." In 2017, if you were...

Respected Intellectuals Now Talking About “False Flags”

Pfff...What does Chomsky know anyway? Crazy conspiracy theorist. Guess he's getting senile with age. Everyone knows that something like this could never happen in America,...

All Male Panel? Don’t Assume My Gender!

The contradictions of modern "social justice" never cease to entertain. A few points on the silly outrage directed at a group of scholarly men who...

“Gay Nikah” and Other Absurdities

A "gay nikah" or "openly gay imam" makes as much sense as "Catholic imam" or "atheist mosque." Could there ever be such a thing...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

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