Lack of Iman Equals Lack of Intelligence

Marvel at this hadith. Among its lessons: Can we really describe someone without iman as intelligent? Hudhaifa reported: "The Messenger of Allah ﷺ narrated to us two...

The Nature of Iman in the Face of Doubts

"Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its...

Flowery Discourse and Conjecture Obscure the Truth

Surat al-An`am: 111-117, relevant to current events. "Even if We did send unto them angels, and the dead did speak unto them, and We gathered...

Hating God

There are those who resent the idea of worship. They resent the idea that God will judge them. They feel indignation at the thought...

How To Be Consistent with Prayer

Think about this unintuitive statement: Doing something 100% of the time is easier than doing it 90% of the time. Think about prayer. If...

Sweetness of Iman

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of iman until he loves a...

Is Islamophobia Our Biggest Fear?

My kids are young. Like all parents, I worry about their future. If I had to estimate, I would say I worry about them...

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Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

The 7 Ways Some Muslim Men Contribute to Immodesty from Muslim Women

Note: This was originally posted on Facebook, but Facebook deemed it "hate speech" and deleted it. What is hateful about the below? This is...

No, Muslim Women Don’t Need Careers To Be Empowered

We have some voices in the western Muslim community, both online and in real life, with well-intentioned but ultimately vacuous ideas about Muslim women,...

How to Explain Halloween to Your Muslim Children

Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

What Should Muslims Think About Marijuana Legalization? The Bernie Plan

Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...