The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

Wrapping Our Language in a Liberal Veneer Gets Us Nowhere

Egypt, Turkey, and the Will of the People We judge rulers and governmental institutions by their actions and whether those actions conform with justice as...

Is Liberalism to Blame for “Rape Culture”?

Sexual assault and harassment are big problems, whether on college campuses or elsewhere. I just want to ask this question: To what degree do larger...

San Bernardino: Conspiracy or Rationality?

The right to a trial and due process are considered basic human rights, but they are much more than that. Requiring due process is...

The Intolerance, Brutality, and Burden of Secular Law

Islamic Law, Freedom, and Transgender Rights We have been told over and over again that organized religion is restrictive and full of meaningless rules and...

Hadith on Hudud, Corruption, and Equality

Equality is a crucial component of Islamic ethics. But not all notions of "equality" are the same. The modern liberal notion of equality, for...

The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

I have often critiqued the notion of free speech in my writing and defended the notion that some speech should be restricted and that,...

Dress Codes are Sexist, Apparently

The Hypocrisy of Feminist Outrage: Part 3 School dress codes are sexist, says the Atlantic. Why? Because preventing girls from wearing attire that is distracting...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

When Liberals Feel Icky – The Significance of Form

Liberal Modernist Inconsistencies Is form important? For example, should a person have to stick to a gender, be a man or a woman based on...

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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...