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...

Down with Separation of Church and State

Separation of church and state. Coherent idea or no? What is supposed to distinguish civilized countries from uncivilized ones is respect for the rule of...

The Value of Destruction to Modern Islamic Scholarship

My dad has always been a very handy person and loves to take on home projects mashaAllah. When I was young, he would try...

It’s Rude To Talk About God

The tragedy is that you can't talk about God with people nowadays without looking like an alien from another planet. To bring it up is...

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What?! An Alleged Pedophile Zionist Leads “Arab World Institute” in France

Could you imagine an Arab-Muslim as the head of a cultural institution named the Jewish World Institute? Well, in France, which often prides itself for...

The Maqasid of the Shari`ah: Nuanced Application or Genuine Abuse?

The pure divine law, i.e., Sharī’ah, as enshrined in the Noble Qur’ān and Blessed Ahādīth bear countless advantages, pearls of wisdom and benefit for...

Is Russia Planning a False Flag? And Is America Jealous?

Amid the global tensions regarding Russia and Ukraine, it's important to analyze the United State's assertion that false flag operations may be the sparks...

Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Jail Time, But Not for Rohingya Genocide

It’s amusing to see #saveourleader Aung-Sang-Suu-Kyi’s embrace of the West’s cries for democracy not really work out for her. After winning the Nobel Peace Prize...

Samsung Targets Muslims in Bizarre New Ad

Samsung received severe pushback for their offensive new ad, where a Muslim mother expresses support for her son's decision to be a drag queen. BBC...