Democracy is Not Required for Economic Growth

"Over the past three decades, debate around the trade-off between democracy and development has acquired more visibility in academic circles—more so, in light of...

The History of Hijab

This is great survey of some of the head covering practices of the past, looking at both religious and non-religious examples. Sometimes living in a...

Drag Show For Kindergarteners

Let's put the visceral disgust aside and ask how it's possible for what was such a fringe subculture not more than 5, 10 years...

The Bias of Progressivism

What is not understood is how shallow and provincial so many of the most cherished beliefs of the current times really are. If you...

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...

Productive Ways to Discuss the Hijab

Do we have a problem with countries that ban people from wearing KKK garb or Nazi uniforms or Confederate flags in public? Hopefully not....

“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...

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...

Modern vs. Traditional Conceptions of Knowledge

The modern concept of knowledge is an anomaly. The notion that knowledge is something that can be found on a sheet of paper, in...

The Logical Direction of Morality

We often hear that Islamic law needs to get with the times. We often hear the argument that clearly our world differs from the...

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