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...

Flowery Discourse and Conjecture Obscure the Truth

Surat al-An`am: 111-117, relevant to current events. "Even if We did send unto them angels, and the dead did speak unto them, and We gathered...

Fallacies Regarding Hijab

Does Hijab Have Any Affect on Sexual Harassment? This is a common argument I hear against the utility of modest dress and the hijab, namely...

Stinginess with Family

Question: What is worse than a man who is stingy? Answer: A wealthy man who is stingy. Question: What is worse than a wealthy man who...

Stop Praising Kids for Mediocrity

Unqualified-ly telling children that they are great, wonderful, and special might boost self-esteem, but it can also boost self-entitlement. Millennials and the most recent...

The Arrogance of New Atheists is Not New

The intellectual arrogance of those who disbelieve in God is not something new. Portraying believers as weak minded and gullible is not something new. Look...

The Inconsistency of Quran-Only Muslims

Following the sunnah is itself sunnah since the Prophet (s) himself followed the sunnah of past prophets in certain situations. The Prophet (s) didn't say...

Shaytan and Desire

4:27 - Allah wants to accept your repentance, but those who follow base desires want you to go astray. The contrast in this ayah...

The First and Last Message: Repentence

After being expelled from the Garden, this is what Adam received from His Creator: "Then Adam received from his Lord words, and He accepted...

Learning from Yusuf’s Story

Allah describes the story of Prophet Yusuf as the best story. Yusuf's life was a series of misfortune, obstacle, setback, disaster. He lost everything...

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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...