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...

Sometimes Context Is Just Not Relevant

Yes, fatawa need to take into account the current context and the local culture. But just because you don't like the contents of a...

Muslims Are Subjectivists About Everything Except ISIS

It is humorous when Muslim pundits, academics, reformers, and progressives who established their careers and their fame on the basis of claiming that Islam...

Past Islamic Scholars Were Biased!

Those Muslims today who claim the scholars of the past were tainted by cultural and philosophical bias are like a person submerged in 10...

Not Satisfied with Islam?

To those who are not satisfied with their religion and seek to "reform" it to their liking: "And if you turn away, He will replace...

Who Gets to be Called “Scholar of Islam”?

If you can't change the substance of what is considered authoritative Islamic teaching, simply change who is considered an Islamic authority and the rest...

Claiming to be Muslim is Not Sufficient

What? Have we gotten to the point where it is unacceptable even to acknowledge the simple fact that not all those who consider themselves...

Anti-Sharia Muslims

If you're a Muslim and say that you're "anti-sharia," you're either deeply confused, deeply stupid, or deeply misguided.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1669781139907268

Religion Used to Reform Sinners…

"On Progressivism: Religion used to reform sinners, now sinners reform religion." - Sh. Hisham Mahmoud   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1946226688929377

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The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

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