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“Coincidences” in Liberal Islam

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Should Women Travel X Miles Without a Mahram? Or the Unceremonious Death of Chivalry

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The Odious Predictability of “Progressive/Reform” Islam

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Obama to Muslims: Islam Needs to Get with the Program

"There is also the need for Islam as a whole to challenge that interpretation of Islam, to isolate it, and to undergo a vigorous...

The Arrogance of Muslim Feminism

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When Liberals Feel Icky – The Significance of Form

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When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The Logical Direction of Morality

We often hear that Islamic law needs to get with the times. We often hear the argument that clearly our world differs from the...

Is Veganism Sunnah?

Is veganism sunnah? Is eating in moderation sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned with animal welfare sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned with the source of one's food sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned...

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