The Danger of Fighting Islamophobia

Yes, there is a danger here and it is very obvious to anyone who has observed how this movement led by Muslim activists has...

Trump vs. Obama: Who is the Real Anti-Muslim Bigot?

Trump vs. Obama: Who is the real anti-Muslim bigot? Much of the Muslim social media outrage against Donald Trump is misdirected, unfortunately. There is not...

The Most Dangerous Enemies of the Believers

Who are the most dangerous enemies of the believers? Islamophobes? Qawm al-kafirin? No. Scholars have agreed that the biggest enemies of the Muslims are:...

Name Your Sons Muhammad

#‎WhoisMuhammad‬ In 2012, some filmmaker made a dumb youtube video disparaging the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. There were plenty of protests happening all over the...

Defining Moments in Our History: Don’t Remain Silent

There are defining moments in every culture's history. As far as American culture is concerned, we are in a transition period from an era...

The Most Effective Response to Islamophobia

Just a reminder: The best, most effective response to "Islamophobia" is and has always been excellence. If a certain employer is not going to give...

“Atheist Muslims” and Racism

Now we have "atheist Muslims." This was the inevitable result of our acceptance of the notion of being Muslim as a race. We have...

Is Islamophobia Our Biggest Fear?

My kids are young. Like all parents, I worry about their future. If I had to estimate, I would say I worry about them...

Our Goal Isn’t Getting Everyone to Like Us

In the mind of the contemporary Muslim activist, the greatest evil that can be fathomed is that somewhere, somehow a Muslim was disrespected, was...

The Misogyny of Islamic Law

"Look at fiqh, i.e., Islamic jurisprudence. Isn't it so misogynistic? Isn't it so biased against women? If we didn't know better, we would think...

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The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

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Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

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Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

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