Do Science and the Quran Ever Conflict? Yes.

Misconception 1: “Science and the Quran never conflict.” Some Muslims claim that the Quran is 100% “scientifically accurate.” Again, it is easy to understand why...
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Finding Islam at Harvard

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Overgeneralization and Its Dangers in Understanding Islam

In Western philosophy early to mid 20th century, a group of philosophers argued that the discipline of philosophy is prone to overgeneralize, i.e., to...

How to Be a Stronger Thinker

One of the things they teach you in academic philosophy is to anticipate the strongest argument of the other side. If you are able...

PSA: “It Begs the Question…”

PSA: Please stop misusing "it begs the question." I see this mistake all the time from otherwise educated people, writing big articles for the...

The Value of Destruction to Modern Islamic Scholarship

My dad has always been a very handy person and loves to take on home projects mashaAllah. When I was young, he would try...

The End of Free Speech

The best analysis of the concept of free speech -- one that gets past all the superficialities people keep spouting ad nauseum in their...

Religious Indoctrination and Religious Freedom

"Freedom is more important than la ilaha illaAllah because without freedom we are not free to believe whatever we choose." This is what one Syrian...

The Evil Spawn of Liberalism: Identity Politics

Oh, what a disingenuous article this is. Is the author really suggesting rolling back identity politics? If so, the first things to go would be...

Sometimes, the Right Explanation is Key to Obedience

Does Islam Need Explanation? A young man came to the Prophet ﷺ and said: “O Messenger of Allah, give me permission to commit zina (fornication).” The...

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