When Practicality is a Non-Factor

When we look at the state of the world and, more importantly, the state of our own selves, it is easy to get overwhelmed....

Who Cares About the Kuffar?!

Acceptance is important. As Muslims, we want acceptance from society at large and we seek that. Our attitude should not be: Who cares about...

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...

Diseases of the Heart and the Intellect

Just as one can suffer from diseases of the heart, so too can one suffer from diseases of the intellect. But in Islamic thought...

Stand Firm, Even If Alone

Be firm on the Truth: “Stick to the path of guidance, and do not be fooled by the small number of people who take this...

Is Islam About Liberty?

Both left and right wing critics of Islam appeal to philosophical liberalism in their critiques of Islam, employing concepts like freedom of religion, freedom...

How to Change the World

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the state of the world. As long as there are believers who remember Allah and...

That Allah’s Word Be Highest

The hadith is not: "He who fights so that Allah's Word is an acceptable option in people's eye, considered no better or worse than...

How Many Sunni Iranian Americans Are There?

Interesting query from friend: how many Sunni Iranian Americans are there? My calculation: About 10% of Iran is Sunni, but that is because of ethnic...

Living as a Muslim Skeptic

What does it mean to be a "Muslim skeptic"? The true Weapons of Mass Destruction are immoral, irrational, destructive, fallacious ideas that sound convincing to...

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The Campaign to De-Stigmatize Suicide in Islam

Is it insensitive to say: Suicide is haram? If you think stating that fact is insensitive, then what would you say to this hadith? The Prophet...

Jewish Scripture: Preserved or Corrupted? An Introduction

In addition to our articles on Hinduism, Christianity, Qadiyanism, etc., we now continue our series on Interfaith Critique by turning to Judaism. Religious Jews believe that their holy books were divinely...

Monday Memes | Take 44

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African Lion: Neo-colonial AFRICOM Completes Annual Military Exercises

AFRICOM (U.S. Africa Command) is wrapped up their annual military exercises, “African Lion,” on June 18. The primary purpose of these exercises is to...

Watch: Muslim Marriage Crisis – Who Is at Fault?

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Lessons from the Arrogance of Iblis

Some gems from Surat Al-Isra' to think about: وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ اسْجُدُوا لِآدَمَ فَسَجَدُوا إِلَّا إِبْلِيسَ قَالَ أَأَسْجُدُ لِمَنْ خَلَقْتَ طِينًا (61) قَالَ أَرَأَيْتَكَ هَٰذَا الَّذِي...

Yasir Qadhi: Cancelled for LGBT or Is He Being Hypocritical?

Back in March 2016, I presented a paper on Islam and LGBT for the Imam's Conference held by AMJA (Assembly of Muslim Jurists of...