Knowledge is More than What Words Can Describe

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” This is one of my favorite quotes from my favorite modern philosopher. And it has...

The Neutering Power of Secularism

Good news! "The overwhelming majority of American Muslims do not think Islam should be the main source of US law, and more than half...

Does Islam Promote Equality?

There is major confusion on this question. In one sense, yes, of course Muslims accept the principle of equality because that is at the...

The Golden Rule, Self-Worship, and Satanism

"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law." Question: How do you effectively control a person? Methods can vary, but history has shown...

The Arrogance of Muslim Feminism

Muslim Feminism: When you think you understand the Quran better than the likes of Tabari. When you think you understand the Sunnah better than...

Boycotting All-Male Panels

Boycotting All-Male Panels and Speaker Events? Is it a problem if a panel at a conference or a speaker event has only male speakers? Is...

Defining Moments in Our History: Don’t Remain Silent

There are defining moments in every culture's history. As far as American culture is concerned, we are in a transition period from an era...

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...

The Misogyny of Islamic Law

"Look at fiqh, i.e., Islamic jurisprudence. Isn't it so misogynistic? Isn't it so biased against women? If we didn't know better, we would think...

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I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

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Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

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When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

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Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...