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यूनिवर्सिटी वालों की “इस्लाम में इस्लाह/सुधर” की काविश

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The Incoherence of Moral Progress

Liberal secular progressives (including humanists, atheists, reformists, etc.) think there is nothing wrong with morality changing over time and view it as a natural,...

The Grave Implications of “Feminist Islam”

One of the leading Muslim feminists once wrote that Muslims need to feel comfortable saying "no" to the Quran. Well, it's time for Muslims to...
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Restructuring Muslim Thought for the Modern World

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How to Fight “Muslim Bans” Without Liberalism

We need to have a deeper conversation about how we as Muslims understand modern concepts, structures, and institutions in light of our religious principles....

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