6 Key Islamic Tips for Effective Argumentation

Sometimes when you go out of your way to criticize and undermine someone, you end up undermining yourself and looking bad. In order to...

Can Muslims Accept the Theory of Intelligent Design?

As Muslims, we shouldn't be hasty in dismissing the theory of Intelligent Design in accounting for life. It is not clear what kind of...
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Holding Hot Coals Podcast | Coffee with Karim

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The New False Prophets

Figures like Carl Sagan, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Bill Nye are portrayed in the mainstream as sages of our times. They are also outspoken...

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...