The Price of Silence

Pretty much sums it up. Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let not one of you...

The Opportunity Cost of the Salafi-Sufi Debate

Salafi or Sufi? In the past 3 decades, the Muslim community in America and the UK spent so much intellectual energy debating the finer points...

Do You Believe in God? Or Santa Claus?

Following Nietzsche, the Western intelligentsia of the twentieth century presumed God to be dead. By the end of that century and into next, God...

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 Dark Side of Our Attention Whore in Chief

I can't smile and feel all warm and fuzzy when I see President Obama in one of his photo ops, playing with little children,...

Is Your MSA/ISoC Merely a Social Club?

In these times of anti-Muslim bigotry, MSAs on our college campuses play an ever more important role and the challenges young Muslims face is...

Feminism and Hijab (or the Dangers of Uncritically Adopting Modernist Discourse)

The most hated thing I have ever written by far is "The Hypocrisy of Feminist Outrage." It is also the most misunderstood. Contrary to...

“Who is God to Judge Me?”

Encouraging people is a good thing and it is an important part of the Prophet's sunna ﷺ. But the Prophet was balanced. He would...

Safe Sexting: The Solution Our Children Deserve

A city "struck by scandal." More like an atomic bomb of despair, confusion, and shock for all these parents finding out that naked pictures...

General Advice for Dealing with Doubts

If you often have doubts about the deen and the state of your iman, you should make sure you have studied and learned well...

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Aljazeera’s AJ+ Promotes LGBT, Sex Work, and Drugs to Muslims

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Cannibalism and Necrophilia in Traditional Hinduism: The Case of Kali

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Is Homosexuality Predetermined from Birth?

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