Dealing with Modern Day Qawm Lut

It is inappropriate to call a modern "gay person" as being akin to Qawm Lut. Why? Several reasons. First, just because a person calls himself...

Teach Your Kids a Muslim Language

My dad always used to say that to know an additional language is to know a whole different world. I was born and raised...

“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...

When Being Muslim is Just a Racial Identity

Racialized Islam means we should celebrate a woman in hijab no matter what she is doing, what she stands for, or what the context. Racialized...

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

Past Islamic Scholars Were Biased!

Those Muslims today who claim the scholars of the past were tainted by cultural and philosophical bias are like a person submerged in 10...

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...

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"...

The Bias of Progressivism

What is not understood is how shallow and provincial so many of the most cherished beliefs of the current times really are. If you...

Islamic “Imperialism”?

Do we as Muslims have a problem with colonization and imperialism? Maybe. A lot of historical imperialism involved wanton murder and pillaging, i.e., things that...