What’s Wrong with Fearing God?

Are people still tip-toeing around the notion of taqwa and translating it as "God consciousness," "mindfulness," etc.? C'mon, it's the year 2016! Are younger...

The “Science” of Happiness

Positive psychology, self-help, the science of happiness. I recently watched a documentary called "Happy" about what brings people happiness and joy. The documentary interviewed many...

Consuming Content and Its Effect on the Heart

Most media content is determined on the basis of what will have the highest consumption. Content producers determine what people are most likely to...

Feminists and Trans-Rights Activists: Fight to the Death!

The Hypocrisy of Feminist Outrage: Part 2. The inherent conflict between feminism and transgenderism is endlessly amusing. "Trans women say that they are women because...

The Nature of Atheistic Doubt

Why did Allah create humans in such a way as to be liable to doubt? This is something that atheists ask in an aggressive...

The Political and Social Power of Motherhood

Modern society has denigrated the importance of motherhood to such a degree that even mothers develop severe insecurities and depression at the thought of...

Progressivism and the Inheritors of the Pharoahs

The Quran does not assume a progressivist view of history. When you read the accounts of the prophets, Musa, Esa, Yusuf, Ibrahim, in the...

Intra-Sunni Unity in the Face of Modern Intellectual Challenges

Yesterday, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gave a lecture at the AMJA conference on bridging the so called salafi - ashari divide. His overall point extended...

Muslim Savages Cannot Keep Up with Social Progress

Do Muslim reformers really believe they are the first to notice that gender disparities exist in Islam law? When it comes to marriage, eye...

Those Who Traded Truth for a Paltry Return: Secularization

My parents are from Iran. Their generation faced massive secularization that was somewhat imposed from the top down in terms of government institutions (in...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

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

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

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

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...