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....

A Hadith Characterizing the State of Israel

An apt characterization of Israel as a state comes from the following hadith: "Four traits whoever possesses them is a hypocrite and whoever possesses some...

The Deception of the Antichrist

We seek refuge from al-masih al-dajjal in every prayer. I would always wonder, given how much we know about this being from the Prophet...

The Prophet Did Not Make Predictions

Language note: saying that the Prophet ﷺ "made predictions" is not the best phraseology. According to the most common connotation of the word "prediction,"...

Hillary Ushering in the Apocalypse

Back in 2008, there were some American Muslims who were hoping Hillary Clinton would become president because of the hadith "lan yufliha qawmun..." thinking...

Credulity is an Asset

In the age of misinformation, credulity is a valuable resource. Don't give it up for a cheap price.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1639316102953772

The Single Eye of Modern Politics

If you have ever wondered how the prophesied Dajjal, i.e., the anti-Christ, could have such a large following among people, including Muslims, despite his...

Pagan Revival: Coming to a Theater Near You!

So there's a new film coming out: "Gods of Egypt." Is it just me, or are we seeing a lot of movies come out...

Safe Sexting: The Solution Our Children Deserve

A city "struck by scandal." More like an atomic bomb of despair, confusion, and shock for all these parents finding out that naked pictures...

Signs of the Hour Around Us

Knowing the "Signs of the Hour," i.e., signs indicating the imminence of the Day of Judgment, is a requirement of belief. The very first...

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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...