Iran, Saudi, and the Taliban are Secular!

We affirm that anyone who considers himself secular is secular. We reject the right of others to decide who is secular and who is...

Why is Islam Reviled Today?

The Princeton event I spoke at earlier this month was not recorded. But here are the first couple of questions I was asked and...

Thanks for Supporting the Muslim Skeptic!

Salam everyone, This page recently reached 10,000 likes/follows. I started this page as a place for "Muslim skepticism" and am thrilled that others consider that...

Who Is the Real “Freethinker”?

Who is the real "free thinker"? The atheist, who: 1) Lives in a secular world, 2) Goes to schools with secular curricula based on secular philosophies that...

Liberalism and the American Muslim Medicament

It is not enough to say that Islam and liberalism occupy two separate worldviews. Yes, making such distinctions and being critical of Muslims' unprincipled...

Why Be a Muslim Skeptic?

Allah says, "And if you obey most of those in the earth, they will lead you astray from Allah's way. They follow nothing but...

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...

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...

Knowing that Islam is the Truth

When someone denies that Islam is the truth and the only acceptable religion to God Almighty, to me it is as if they are...

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...

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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...

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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

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