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Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

The Post Hoc Nature of Evolutionary Explanation

This is a great example of the shoddy, fallacious reasoning that underpins evolutionary science. This article relates how scientists have wondered why sex would...

Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

Common Distortions in the Science vs. Religion Debate

So much of science education, especially when it comes to the place of science in context of religion, is based on caricature and misrepresentation....

Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

Do Quran and Hadith Describe the Earth as Flat?

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

The Problems with Science

My favorite genre of scientific research paper is the "meta-study." Besides sounding awesome, the meta-study provides powerful insights about larger realities in scientific research....

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...