Looking Down on the Secularly Uneducated

Why would Muslims look down on the illiterate and those without formal secular education when our Messenger ﷺ was unlettered yet was at the...

Jibril, the Sublime Archangel

Meditate on Jibril/Gabriel, the archangel, one of the greatest, noblest, most powerful, most sublime beings in Creation and servants of the Almighty and let...

How to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Belief Early in Life

Children should be learning aqida and the fundamentals of faith at a very young age. Around 1 to 2 years old is when kids...

Image Obsession and Shirk

Popularity is everything these days. Everyone is vying to be seen, heard, and known. People define their worth by how many followers they have,...

Modern vs. Traditional Conceptions of Knowledge

The modern concept of knowledge is an anomaly. The notion that knowledge is something that can be found on a sheet of paper, in...

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...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

Signs of the Hour Around Us

Knowing the "Signs of the Hour," i.e., signs indicating the imminence of the Day of Judgment, is a requirement of belief. The very first...

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 Danger of Fighting Islamophobia

Yes, there is a danger here and it is very obvious to anyone who has observed how this movement led by Muslim activists has...

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The Fall of Fed-Approved Celebrity Dawah

We Muslims are good little boys and girls. We will sit quietly and only speak when we're given permission to speak. Islam is 100% compatible with...

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In his recent interview with The Washington Post, Francis Collins, director of National Institutes of Health, demanded that people who question Fauci and the...

‘Ubaydullāh and Maymūn: Founders of the Ismā’īlī Religion

Mukhtār Ath-Thaqafī was a notorious figure in history, especially noted for the calls he made in Kufa in the name of Sayyidunā ‘Alī radiyallāhu...

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This Sahabi Deliberately Enraged His Torturers with One Word

When Bilal ibn Rabaha رضي الله عنه was getting tortured by Umayy ibn Khalaf, his slave master, in the scorching desert sun and burning...

The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...