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 Odious Predictability of “Progressive/Reform” Islam

Progressive and Modernist Muslim Reform When you compare the traditional schools of fiqh, you will find some of them to be more difficult to follow...

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

This is a detailed fiqh question and there are a variety of opinions based on different scenarios and contingencies. But the ultimate concern has...

“Coincidences” in Liberal Islam

Is it a coincidence that the people who are the most preoccupied with others "judging them" are themselves often very judgmental? Is it a coincidence...

“Enlightened” Academic Discourse

It's kinda sad when the people who say they stand for an open discourse, free speech, academic inquiry, rational debate, etc., are the first...

Hijab and Empowerment Cliches

Is wearing hijab empowering? When Muslim feminists say this, they explain it by appealing to the notion of choice. A Muslim woman is empowered...

Women Praying Behind Men?! Never!

A Recent Conversation Between Two MSA Board Members Person A: For Friday prayers, the idea of women praying behind men is offensive. It's a grave...

Stop Saying Dumb Things About Hijab

Unfortunately, everything Muslims today say and write about hijab is polluted with distortions and misconceptions that occlude the meaning, purpose, and significance of the...

Communist Islam – What We Can Learn From that Travesty

In the twentieth century, communism was very popular with a group of academic Muslims. For these Muslims, communism represented the peak of justice. It...