Is Islam the Reason the Muslim World Is “Backwards”? Latin America Begs to Differ

The perennial question: Why does the Muslim world "lag behind"? The perennial answer: Because of Islam! We expect this kind of analysis from the likes of...

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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....

Improve but Don’t End Guardianship

This is a perfect example of how Western influence aims to reshape the Muslim world in its image. Putting aside other criticisms of the House...

Americanism: The State Religion

David Brooks with another one of his trademark steaming piles. This time the senile old coot bloviates about standing for the pledge of allegiance and...

“Saturday Reform Jummas”… Yes Please!

This makes complete sense. Why should Friday be privileged out of all the days of the week? By holding Friday prayers in the early...

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