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

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Productive Ways to Discuss the Hijab

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“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.

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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

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We are the Latest and Greatest (Famous Last Words)

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The Arrogance of Muslim Feminism

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