The Prophet Himself -s- Censures “Quran-Only” Muslims

Narrated Al-Miqdam bin Ma'dikarib: that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Lo! Soon a Hadith from me will be conveyed to a man, while...

The Call for Islamic Reform is Bipartisan

There are Muslim reformers on both the left and the right of American politics and both sides use the language of liberalism to make...

The Hypocrisy of “Islamic Reform”

Sometimes Muslim reformists or Muslims taking on certain reformist positions will cite a rare, unusual classical opinion to support their view. This is, of...

How “Progressive” Muslims Get Their Foot in the Door

Are we willing to defend Islamic values and the Islamic tradition against those who wish to see it destroyed? If so, we need to...

Academia’s Push for “Islamic Reform”

Beware the Muslim reformers coming out of Islamic studies university departments. Often these are very confused individuals, but they speak confidently about the moral imperative...

Children: How Gradual Change Can Be Disastrous

There was a gigantic wall that protected a city from outside invaders. Children would play on this wall. They would enjoy taking stones and...

What is “Traditional” Islam?

Following "traditional Islam" does not mean that we care about the past for the sake of the past. We only care about the past...

Space and Time are Relics of Our Patriarchal Past

Islam is so sexist! Just look at congregational prayer. Even today, Muslim men stand in front of women. Can you believe it? Are we...

The Necessity of Takfir

Just because there are some Muslims who have misapplied and abused takfir whether for political gain or otherwise doesn't mean that takfir itself is...

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...

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