The Need for Standardized Islamic Testing for Muslim Youth

Just like there is a standardized SAT or ACT, there should be a standardized nation-wide test for Muslim high school students to ensure that...

Becoming a Means of Guidance for Non-Muslims

Yesterday a new friend, let's call her Michelle, was telling me the story of how she became Muslim. She was born in the South, into...

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...

The Honor of Abu Bakr and His Family

One of the many amazing things about Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه is that he has the distinction and honor of having in his...

Hawa Versus Huda: Atheistic Delusions

الهوى والهدى In Arabic, these two words differ in only one letter. A single letter (the middle letter between the Ha and the Alif Maqsura:...

The Types of Hypocrisy in Islam

The Types of Hypocrisy by Muhaddith Al-‘Asr Shaykh Sayyid Muhammad Yūsuf Binnorī rahimahullāh Translated by: Mufti Abdullah Moolla One of the grave sins which draw the anger...

Image Obsession and Shirk

Popularity is everything these days. Everyone is vying to be seen, heard, and known. People define their worth by how many followers they have,...

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...

Defending the Honour of Rasūlullāh ﷺ

The polytheists of Makkah Mukarramah were famous for their taunting and mockery of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam. They swore at him, spat in his...

The Spiritual Benefits of Self Reliance

Of the practices of the righteous predecessors was reliance on Allah and then self reliance. If it was possible to accomplish something for themselves,...