Futile Argumentation

Imam Shafii was right. You cannot win an argument with someone who doesn't know what an argument is. NB: An argument is not stating disagreement.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1635407043344678

“Progressive” Muslim Cliche #130

"There is no religious justification for this!" You mean there is no justification you know of or would accept were you to be made aware...

Redefining “Islamic Scholar”

Not sure when it was decided that the title "Islamic scholar" could apply to a Muslim with a PhD in Islamic Studies from a...

Permissibility is not a Green Light

Just because something may be religiously permissible (mubah) doesn't mean it's not totally stupid.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1686312428254139

Islam is Anti-Man, Apparently

In their rush to make Islam seem unimpeachably "pro-woman," some Muslims inadvertently portray Islam as "anti-man."   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1948341405384572

Knowledge is More than What Words Can Describe

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” This is one of my favorite quotes from my favorite modern philosopher. And it has...

“Traditional” Muslims vs. the Modernists

Being a "traditionalist Muslim" is a reactionary term. The term had to be coined in order to make the necessary distinction against "modernist" and...

Does the Quran Really Condemn Homosexuality? The Kugle Smackdown

Many of us have heard the silly claim that the account of Qawm Lut in the Quran is not about same sex behavior --...

Sometimes, the Right Explanation is Key to Obedience

Does Islam Need Explanation? A young man came to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit zina (fornication).” The...

Why ISIS is Not Islamic

The criteria that certain commentators use to insist on calling ISIS "Islamic" would also render the khawarij "Islamic." The same thing that made the...