“I Love Science!” and Other Confusions

When the NASA New Horizons pictures of Pluto were recently published, a lot of people reacted with declarations of, "I LOVE SCIENCE!" and of...

We are the Latest and Greatest (Famous Last Words)

Modernity and the Quran One of the main drivers of moral progressivism is the belief in scientific progress. If our knowledge of science and technology...

The Problem with Consent [Excerpt]

"Consent itself is a concept fraught with metaphysical assumptions. "On a theoretical level, the notion of consent is notoriously difficult to pin down. For example,...

Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

The Self-Defeating Nature of Atheism

Do we have a good reason to think that supernatural entities exist? Here is a reason. The vast majority of human beings throughout time have...

The Mentality of Disbelief

Look at how Allah describes the mentality of disbelief in the Quran and how closely it resembles what we hear from atheists and others...

Does the US Congress Believe Magic is Real?

Did you know that the US Congress recently passed a resolution to "recognize magic as a rare and valuable art form and a national...

Only Physical Things Are Real!

When an atheist tells me that only physical, material things that you can empirically touch and observe are real and everything else, e.g., God,...

Maybe It’s Best to Keep the “Gates of Ijtihad” Closed

There is no problem with the "gates of ijtihad" being opened (assuming they were ever closed). The problem is when the people opening them...

The Biggest Conspiracy of Them All

The biggest conspiracy theory is the idea that an unseen being and his dark network of operatives have been working patiently and systematically over...

LATEST POSTS

Monday Memes | Take 3

Note: the last two are not my own memes and were selected by others on the Muslim Skeptic team from different sources. (Click images to...

Monday Memes | Take 2

Time for round two of Monday Memes! (Click images to view original posts along with interesting and related information/links in the comments. In some cases...

The Weaponization of Nuance in Reforming Islam

I've come to really dislike the word "nuance." As a college student at Harvard, I took a class one semester on women in Islam. It...

Dissolving Islamic Gender Roles? Yaqeen and Brown Promote Feminist Ideology

Note: This post is an excerpt from the full Reviewing Yaqeen Institute report. Jonathan Brown writes “An Open Letter to Muslim Men: The Sunnah Trumps Toxic...

Monday Memes | Take 1

This is my first rodeo folks and I'm hoping I can keep up the tempo. This week's memes are all by yours truly (Aydin...

Pro-LGBT Muslims? Yaqeen and Brown Promote LGBT Affirmation & Advocacy

Note: This post is an excerpt from the full Reviewing Yaqeen Institute report. At the end of 2017, Yaqeen published an essay by Professor Jonathan Brown...

Salvation for Kuffar? Yaqeen Institute and Brown Promote Deviant Perspectives

Note: This post is an excerpt from the full Reviewing Yaqeen Institute report. One of the most egregious papers published by Yaqeen Institute is titled:...