The Arrogance of Muslim Feminism

Muslim Feminism: When you think you understand the Quran better than the likes of Tabari. When you think you understand the Sunnah better than...

The Logic of Patriarchy

One of the things I never understood about the idea of patriarchy that feminism opposes is this: why would men throughout history across numerous...

Patriarchy Oppresses Your Smartphone

Patriarchy: even oppressing "feminized" digital assistants. But seriously though, when I hear my "smart" phone in a feminine voice, as a patriarch, all that...

Islamic Law Makes It Easy for Husbands to Oppress Wives

Q: Why does Islamic law make it easy for an evil husband to oppress his wife? A: In today's age and with today's social structures...

The Political and Social Power of Motherhood

Modern society has denigrated the importance of motherhood to such a degree that even mothers develop severe insecurities and depression at the thought of...

The One-Sided “Honor Killing” Narrative

These horrific cases of domestic violence don't get amplified in media because they don't fit the established frame of "helpless wife gets brutalized by...

Why We Need to Stop Telling Women They’re Equal to Men

"This is not about tempering ambition but dealing with the roadblocks. It is also about redefining ambition and bringing it in line with what...

Islamic Scholarship is Patriarchal, Hence Illegitimate

"The vast majority of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) is from men. It reflects their sensibilities, their biases, their interests and, therefore, should be rejected by...

Should Women Travel X Miles Without a Mahram? Or the Unceremonious Death of Chivalry

This is a detailed fiqh question and there are a variety of opinions based on different scenarios and contingencies. But the ultimate concern has...

The Misogyny of Islamic Law

"Look at fiqh, i.e., Islamic jurisprudence. Isn't it so misogynistic? Isn't it so biased against women? If we didn't know better, we would think...

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This Sahabi Deliberately Enraged His Torturers with One Word

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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...