Who Is Allah?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Knowing Allah The paramount importance for Muslims to know Allah is evidenced within our daily ritual practices and prayers. In fact Muslims...

The Value of Destruction to Modern Islamic Scholarship

My dad has always been a very handy person and loves to take on home projects mashaAllah. When I was young, he would try...

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...

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...

The Believer’s Love for Allah

“The intention wasn’t to slay the boy, but rather to slay him from his father’s heart.” (Tafsir Ibn Al-Qayyim) No romance here. This is a simple...

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...

The Selectivity of Modernist Fads

Modernist Hypocrisy: So many diets, fashion trends, health crazes, etc., are based on the idea that doing things the way humans have done them...

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...

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...

Why Would We Trust Science Over Islam?

So much deviance in the Muslim community in modern times has been due to the influence of science and scientific epistemology. For example, reformists outright...