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This is absolutely shocking. "Tens of millions of children under the age of five are regularly being left alone while their parents go to work,...

Practical Islamic Governance: Regulating Drug Use

There are a variety of ways for state authorities to regulate people's behavior. The caricature of state power is a brutal, punitive police force...

What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

Secularism Is Not Neutral. It Is Suppression

*No* version of secularism is the neutral space it claims to be. Once we accept that, we can move on to more productive conversations. "At...

The Inconsistency of Scholars Who Support Tyrants

This is a solid read from Ustadh Usaama al-Azami. One thing he could have also emphasized is how inconsistent someone like Ali Gomaa is...

Mind Control and Evidence for God

When you hear about "mind control," you might envision something from a sci-fi movie. But mind control is easy so long as you ensure...

How Did the West Advance Past the East?

The standard academic argument: Europe was an open market of ideas and coupled with intra-European competitive drive and old fashioned ingenuity, this led to...

“Educated” People Worship Idols To This Day

We may think that shirk in the form of idol worship is a thing of the past and that modern shirk is limited to...

Does Resisting Temptation Make You Strong or Weak?

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Opposing desires will allow the servant to acquire strength in his body, his heart, and his speech. Some of the righteous...

The Nature of Iman in the Face of Doubts

"Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its...

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No End in Sight for the Yemeni People

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