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The Reality of Baraka

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"And when My servants ask you, , concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he...

How “Progressive” Muslims Get Their Foot in the Door

Are we willing to defend Islamic values and the Islamic tradition against those who wish to see it destroyed? If so, we need to...

The Prophet Himself -s- Censures “Quran-Only” Muslims

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The Arrogance of Ignorance

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Why Be a Muslim Skeptic?

Allah says, "And if you obey most of those in the earth, they will lead you astray from Allah's way. They follow nothing but...

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