Is Jihad ONLY Defensive? Did Islam Spread by the Sword? (UNAPOLOGETIC Answer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sST1pfb1c3I Did Islam spread by the sword? YES! But also no. Islam spread across the globe through many means including trade, diplomacy, proselytization, and, yes, military...

Abortion and Pro-Choice Inconsistencies

Women's Rights, Men's Rights, and Abortion Abortion is not a subject that gets a lot of attention in the Muslim community. Part of the reason...

An Introduction to Islamic Medicine: Hikmah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Hikmah is a term for treating the body utilizing the prescriptions of the Qur'an and Sunnah. Historically, several conceptualizations of medicine...

Why is Islam Reviled Today?

The Princeton event I spoke at earlier this month was not recorded. But here are the first couple of questions I was asked and...

The Brilliant Minds in Secular Islamic Studies

This is what counts as brilliant insight in the secular academic field of Islamic studies: There is no fact of the matter about what "Islam"...

Hypocrisy on Gender Separation

Muslim reformists, liberals, progressives who oppose gender separation are often very aggressive and their aggressiveness matches the indignation they feel at the notion that...

Quranic Inspiration: How to Revive Islam Without Falling Into Deviance

Islam is unique in that it is both rooted and timeless. Sincere revivers are the fighters for this noble cause of Islam. And, "...Allah will...

The Weaponization of Nuance in Reforming Islam

I've come to really dislike the word "nuance." As a college student at Harvard, I took a class one semester on women in Islam. It...

Islamic Law Makes It Easy for Husbands to Oppress Wives

Q: Why does Islamic law make it easy for an evil husband to oppress his wife? A: In today's age and with today's social structures...

I Am Done with Secular Education! (Liberal Muslims Be Like…)

"I am just done with secular education. "I am sick and tired of these backwards universities and their backwards professors spewing all kinds of ridiculous...