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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Boozing It Up Means Freedom for Muslim Youth

More quality stuff from the NYTimes. See, all Muslims secretly want to be Western. Even in the heart of the most non-Western place on...

Is Islamophobia Our Biggest Fear?

My kids are young. Like all parents, I worry about their future. If I had to estimate, I would say I worry about them...

“Coincidences” in Liberal Islam

Is it a coincidence that the people who are the most preoccupied with others "judging them" are themselves often very judgmental? Is it a coincidence...

LATEST POSTS

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...

[VIDEO] The Age of Our Mother Aisha (rn) — Course Reveiw

Ustadh Saajid Lipham, graduate of the Islamic University of Medina, reviews a new course featured at Alasna Institute: The Age of Our Mother Aisha...

Hamza Yusuf vs. Omar Suleiman: The Perils of American Muslim Politics

A Clear Warning to the Believers "O YOU WHO BELIEVE! "You shall not ever take My enemy, and your enemy, as allies. "You offer genuine love to...