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...

“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...

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...

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...

Modern vs. Traditional Conceptions of Knowledge

The modern concept of knowledge is an anomaly. The notion that knowledge is something that can be found on a sheet of paper, in...

The Logical Direction of Morality

We often hear that Islamic law needs to get with the times. We often hear the argument that clearly our world differs from the...

General Advice for Dealing with Doubts

If you often have doubts about the deen and the state of your iman, you should make sure you have studied and learned well...

Does Islam Promote Equality?

There is major confusion on this question. In one sense, yes, of course Muslims accept the principle of equality because that is at the...

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...

The Jihad of Jesus

Have Christians not yet made the connection between "the passion of the Christ" and jihad? The idea of striving and suffering for the sake of...

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