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Yes, It Is OK for Mosques to Ban Women

This article attacks those mosques that do not have women's areas. UK Mosques Must Make Space for Women – Not Turn Us Away If you haven't...
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Can Muslims Be Social Justice Activists, Feminists, or Vegans? (Ep. 03)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4xmIeniKTg  

The Death of the Muhtasib: Commanding Good and Forbidding Evil in Modernity

Some mistakenly believe that commanding good and forbidding evil in Islam, i.e., al-'amr bi-l-ma`ruf wa-l-nahi `an al-munkar (i.e., hisbah) can only be undertaken and enforced by state...
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Navigating Faith, Science, and Evolution in Islam

  https://youtu.be/oVEcRCcKxEE This is a lecture and Q&A given by Daniel Haqiqatjou at MIT on October 12, 2017. Topics discussed: - Can Islam and science ever conflict? - Do...
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Conviction Podcast | The Mad Mamluks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WODovLwMctI Check out The Mad Mamluks website.  

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...

The Muslim Skeptic vs. the Western Skeptic

What does it mean to be a "Muslim skeptic"? Ibn `Abbas narrated a hadith from the Prophet ﷺ. A man heard the hadith and became...

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...

Liberal Takfir of Reza Aslan

Looks like liberals are doing their own version of takfir on Reza Aslan... When I first wrote the above sentence, I wrote it kind of...

The Impact of Liberalism on American Muslims

Another essay by Prof. Sherman Jackson on liberalism. This should be read in conjunction with his other essay: "Liberalism and the American Muslim Predicament." Here...

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Ustadh Saajid Lipham, graduate of the Islamic University of Medina, reviews a new course featured at Alasna Institute: The Age of Our Mother Aisha...

Hamza Yusuf vs. Omar Suleiman: The Perils of American Muslim Politics

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