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Progressive Muslims Telling Us Who Is or Isn’t “Devout”

What we have learned from "progressive" Muslims and others recently is that you can't be a "devout Muslim" if you drink (‪#‎Chattanooga‬). I have...

Only the Feelings of Liberals, Feminists, and SJWs Matter

Sometimes I get feedback that I am too blunt in my critiques of modernity, feminism, liberalism, etc. I get asked to be more sensitive...

The NYTimes’ Creepy Obsession with Muslim Sex Lives

The NY Times has been publishing a lot of trash lately about Muslims and sex. What is their fascination with Muslim sex lives? The problem...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

Offended that I Refer to God as “He”? Deal With It!

"We should use gender neutral pronouns to refer to God instead of "He,"" demands an increasingly loud group of Muslims. My conundrum is not...

The Multi-Headed Hydra of Muslim Reformism

Is it necessary to provide a rebuttal to so-called reformist/progressive Muslims? Not really. If you try to engage in debate with them, it is...

The Religion of Progressive Muslims

Fear Allah -- "A tactic by religious authorities to scare the masses into obeying them and not questioning their authority." Be Modest, Dress Modestly --...

The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

Does the Quran Really Condemn Homosexuality? The Kugle Smackdown

Many of us have heard the silly claim that the account of Qawm Lut in the Quran is not about same sex behavior --...

“Traditional” Muslims vs. the Modernists

Being a "traditionalist Muslim" is a reactionary term. The term had to be coined in order to make the necessary distinction against "modernist" and...

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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...