Evolution: How Much of the Narrative of Adam is Metaphorical?

Is the narrative of Adam (s) in the Quran metaphorical? This is something that some modernist Muslims claim in their attempt to reconcile evolutionary theory...

Common Distortions in the Science vs. Religion Debate

So much of science education, especially when it comes to the place of science in context of religion, is based on caricature and misrepresentation....

Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

The Quran is Not a Science Textbook, But…

Misconception 2: “The Quran is not a science textbook.” This is true, of course. The Quran is certainly not a science textbook. But, when some...

The Nature of Atheistic Doubt

Why did Allah create humans in such a way as to be liable to doubt? This is something that atheists ask in an aggressive...

Do Science and the Quran Ever Conflict? Yes.

Misconception 1: “Science and the Quran never conflict.” Some Muslims claim that the Quran is 100% “scientifically accurate.” Again, it is easy to understand why...

Hadith and Epistemology: Adam’s Height

Dr. Shadee Elmasry shared a sahih hadith on his page yesterday on the height of Adam (s). Some reacted with extreme skepticism. They demanded,...

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