How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

Responding to Atheistic Arguments by Analogy

"Some philosophers think maths exists in a mysterious other realm. They’re wrong. Look around: you can see it." Hmm... Western philosophers have been debating for thousands...

The Problems with Science

My favorite genre of scientific research paper is the "meta-study." Besides sounding awesome, the meta-study provides powerful insights about larger realities in scientific research....

Materialism Is Not the Default

Materialists insist that the mysteriousness of the mind, consciousness, and human experience will eventually be explained by neuroscience and put into purely material terms....

Psychiatrists Recognize Demonic Possession

"Is it possible to be a sophisticated psychiatrist and believe that evil spirits are, however seldom, assailing humans? Most of my scientific colleagues and...

The Universe Has Two Trillion Galaxies — That Came from Nothing?

All this was not created for naught. Allah creates as He wills. He says it to be and it is! The heavens and the...

It Is Impossible For Someone to Live 950 Years!

Whenever people tell me that the idea that Nuh, for example, or the youth of the cave, or Khidr, or Dajjal have lifespans spanning...

Do Quran and Hadith Describe the Earth as Flat?

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

The Reality of Science

Imagine a deaf, blind person who only has his sense of touch available to learn about his surroundings. But it gets worse than that....

Evolution: How Much of the Narrative of Adam is Metaphorical?

Is the narrative of Adam (s) in the Quran metaphorical? This is something that some modernist Muslims claim in their attempt to reconcile evolutionary theory...

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A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me this text message: I’ve been meaning to write to you about how Ramadan has been....

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Our amazing Muslim congresswoman is really representing us Muslims so well! The Hill: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) this week introduced legislation that would bar any Brunei...