The Hypocrisy of “Social Justice”

I often get compared to the "Alt-Right" and "Men's Rights Activist," though the similarities are superficial at best. Nowadays, anyone who critiques liberalism or...

Banning Halal Meat: The Secular Religion

A great example of how secularism is just as imposing as theocracy in enforcing its moral prescriptions on the public based on metaphysical beliefs. The...

Religious Freedom and the Convenience of Contradiction

Thanks to Peter Beinart for this thought provoking piece, which includes a couple of statements that I made to him as well as a...

“Muslims” Without Islam

I was interviewed by Crescent International. I addressed questions about gender relations, Trump and American politics, misconceptions about science and religion, and Sunni/Shia issues....

Learning the Right Lessons After Trump’s Win

Unfortunately, there is an unsaid pro-Democrat subtext in what many Muslim leaders encourage their communities to do politically. The subtext of all the "Go vote"...

Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Affects Everyone

Right wing Americans support the #MuslimBan because they are under the mistaken impression that it doesn't affect them. But it does and it will majorly...

Was Abu Jahl an Islamophobe?

Did the Muslims oppose Abu Lahab because he was a bigot? Did the Sahaba oppose Abu Jahl because he was Islamophobic? There are many enemies...

The Call for Islamic Reform is Bipartisan

There are Muslim reformers on both the left and the right of American politics and both sides use the language of liberalism to make...

The Correct Understanding of Racism

This is the only definition of racism I subscribe to: A man asked the Prophet ﷺ: ‘O Messenger of Allah, is it tribalism (`asabiyyah) if...

Don’t Ban Muslims! We’re Great for the Economy!

The argument that Muslims shouldn't be banned because Muslims have contributed to the economy (Steve Jobs, brown tech CEOs, etc.) is well-meaning but keep...

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Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...

Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...