Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

Atheism: Based on Reason or Emotion(al Immaturity)

It is often claimed by atheists that people believe in God primarily for emotional and not intellectual reasons. Atheists, in contrast, are more rational...

The Post Hoc Nature of Evolutionary Explanation

This is a great example of the shoddy, fallacious reasoning that underpins evolutionary science. This article relates how scientists have wondered why sex would...

“I Love Science!” and Other Confusions

When the NASA New Horizons pictures of Pluto were recently published, a lot of people reacted with declarations of, "I LOVE SCIENCE!" and of...

Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

The Quran is Not a Science Textbook, But…

Misconception 2: “The Quran is not a science textbook.” This is true, of course. The Quran is certainly not a science textbook. But, when some...

The “Science” of Happiness

Positive psychology, self-help, the science of happiness. I recently watched a documentary called "Happy" about what brings people happiness and joy. The documentary interviewed many...

Do Science and the Quran Ever Conflict? Yes.

Misconception 1: “Science and the Quran never conflict.” Some Muslims claim that the Quran is 100% “scientifically accurate.” Again, it is easy to understand why...

Hadith and Epistemology: Adam’s Height

Dr. Shadee Elmasry shared a sahih hadith on his page yesterday on the height of Adam (s). Some reacted with extreme skepticism. They demanded,...