Secularism Is Not Neutral. It Is Suppression

*No* version of secularism is the neutral space it claims to be. Once we accept that, we can move on to more productive conversations. "At...

In Islam, Reason Bolsters Faith, Not Destroys It

Muslims never accepted that having faith, much less radiant faith, meant shutting off your mind. To the contrary, reflection and thought bolsters faith, enriches...

Rationality is Not the Whole Truth

The "finely-tuned" universe all around us with all its intricate beauty and dazzling structure is not the only source of wonder and amazement from...

Liberalism and the American Muslim Medicament

It is not enough to say that Islam and liberalism occupy two separate worldviews. Yes, making such distinctions and being critical of Muslims' unprincipled...

Diseases of the Heart and the Intellect

Just as one can suffer from diseases of the heart, so too can one suffer from diseases of the intellect. But in Islamic thought...

Islamic “Imperialism”?

Do we as Muslims have a problem with colonization and imperialism? Maybe. A lot of historical imperialism involved wanton murder and pillaging, i.e., things that...

Morons Preaching “Rational Islam”

Sometimes you read a published academic paper in Islamic studies, and it will have a ton of mistakes in its treatment of the source...

Liberalism Is Not Merely Irrational. It Is Sheer Madness

A Dubious Thesis: Early liberal capitalist thinkers maintained the belief that acting in a self-interested fashion is to act rationally, and if everyone were to...

The Lost Art of Argument

A rational argument is not a stream of assertion after assertion. To prove your case, you need to give reasons. Reasons are, by their...

Salvation Through Listening and Reasoning

We can save ourselves from the fire by listening or reasoning. Two paths that lead to submission and submission leads to salvation. Surat al-Mulk: It almost...

LATEST POSTS

Israel’s Stake in China’s “Belt and Road”: Does it Weaken Muslim Unity?

This past month, Israel opened a new $1.7 billion terminal in the Port of Haifa that would be run by Chinese state-owned Shanghai International...

Muftī Taqi ‘Uthmānī: Passionate Speech on the Deception of Qadiyanis

Translated by: Mufti Abdullah Moolla Note from the Translator On 7 October 2021, Shaykh-ul-Islam Muftī Muhammad Taqi ‘Uthmānī delivered a very emotional and passionate plea to...

Dealing with Inter-Generational Baggage

I had a long conversation with an older relative, a loosely-practicing Muslim gentleman in his seventies. His life has got me reflecting on the...

[WATCH] “Sex Slavery” in Islam: UNAPOLOGETIC Answer

https://youtu.be/wSyOeMpTrWU RELATED: Islamic Slavery Is Morally Justified RELATED: Sharia Vs. Human Rights: My Post-Debate Summary of Haqiqatjou Vs. Sultan

The Predefined Roles of the Male and the Female

In the modern world, corrupted as it has gotten with the lies of feminism, we have lost the meaning of the word "woman." We women...

The Bātinī Sects: A History of Aiding Colonizers and the Enemies of Islam

The ‘Bātiniyyah’ is a title and name for many sects that hold blasphemous beliefs, even though outwardly they link themselves to Islām. The Ismā’īliyyah,...

Gay “Conversion Therapy” Banned in France – But Why?

Recently, a new law was voted in France prohibiting so-called "gay conversion therapies." Le Monde: Conversion therapies are a set of practices that aim to change...