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Lesser of Two Evils? When you study ethics or moral philosophy in the typical US or UK philosophy department, one of the first things you...

Sometimes, the Right Explanation is Key to Obedience

Does Islam Need Explanation? A young man came to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit zina (fornication).” The...

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...

Shouldn’t We All Support Freedom of Choice?

Question from a recent commenter: "Isn't the main concept of liberal thought: Allow for individual choice and rights (you can apply this to problems...

The Logical Direction of Morality

We often hear that Islamic law needs to get with the times. We often hear the argument that clearly our world differs from the...

Does Islam Promote Equality?

There is major confusion on this question. In one sense, yes, of course Muslims accept the principle of equality because that is at the...

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...

More Silly Atheistic Arguments

Like all atheistic arguments -- sounds good so long as you don't think about it for more than 30 seconds.     https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1741629716055743:0

Alcohol and Freedom

Alcohol and Freedom One of the common lines you hear is that Islam does not respect freedom of choice. This is highlighted by Islam's prohibition...

Premarital Sex is Not a “Victim-less Crime”

People sometimes jokingly ask, why is it that driving requires a license, but you can have children without a license or any kind of...

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Should I Study Islam Traditionally or Academically? Modernist Distortions

إِنَّ هَذَا العِلْمَ دِيْنٌ؛ فَانْظُرُواْ عَمَّنْ تَأخُذُوْنَ دِيْنَكُمْ “Indeed this knowledge is the religion, so be careful about whom you take your religion from.” -...

Ideological Subversion of Islam [VIDEO]

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How Modernity Warps the Human Mind and the Fitra

This article is based on select lessons from Alasna Institute's course: Tortured Minds. For more in depth instruction on this topic, enroll at Alasna...

Feminist Contradictions: The Anti-Islam Message Behind The Handmaid’s Tale

Those who use feminism and secularism to attack Islam by co-opting the screen version of The Handmaid’s Tale, fall on their own sword. Margaret Atwood’s seminal...

Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...