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Finding Islam at Harvard

https://youtu.be/o4sykf6xAmo

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

In 20-30 Years: No More Islam in America

Islam in America? What percentage of people who are raised as Muslims continue to identify as Muslims as adults (in the US)? According to Pew, only...

Dora the Destroyer: The Hidden Message of Children’s Books

(See images below.) This is a great example of how seemingly harmless children's books and entertainment actually contain deeply problematic messages.   These are the lessons that...

Muslims with Same Sex Attraction

Incredibly important piece from a side of the debate that we rarely get to hear. Please share widely. Here are some highlights: " is important, however,...

What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

Riba: Bad for Akhira AND Dunya

In considering whether to take on interest-bearing (i.e., ribawi) loans to fund education, Muslim students often think of it as a personal moral decision....

Clock Kid Strikes Back

#IStillStandWithAhmed I am glad Ahmed (the "Clock Kid") is filing suit against the school and the police that mistreated him, and I hope he wins....

Reasons to Never Go to the Masjid

The masajid, imams, Islamic scholars, khatibs, etc., are not there to affirm a social justice narrative. Neither is the masjid there to make sure...

Real Muslims Eat Bacon and Don’t Believe in God

Let me save you the time of reading this: "Nuanced portrayal of Muslim life" means portraying Muslims as unapologetically pig-eating, alcohol-drinking, LGBT-rights-supporting, existence-of-God-questioning, casual-sex-having, brown...

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Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...

Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...