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,...

“I Love Science!” and Other Confusions

When the NASA New Horizons pictures of Pluto were recently published, a lot of people reacted with declarations of, "I LOVE SCIENCE!" and of...

The Jihad of Jesus

Have Christians not yet made the connection between "the passion of the Christ" and jihad? The idea of striving and suffering for the sake of...

Share a Secret with Allah

When you share a good secret with someone, it engenders trust and even love. The longer the secret stays between you two, the greater...

What’s Wrong with Fearing God?

Are people still tip-toeing around the notion of taqwa and translating it as "God consciousness," "mindfulness," etc.? C'mon, it's the year 2016! Are younger...

Loving God or the Idea of God?

The terrifying prospect of hidden shirk: when you love the idea of God more than God Himself. https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1732639076954807

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