The Cognitive Dissonance of Muslim Activism

"As Muslims, we stand up and march against the tyranny of Trump, against discrimination, against oppression and inequality, all on the basis of our...

Fasting Is Only for the Privileged!

10+ years ago, you could (incorrectly) claim, "The purpose of fasting is to empathize with the poor and hungry." In 2017, if you were...

Social Justice Epistemology

It used to be racist or misogynistic to believe that one's race or one's sex affected one's ability to understand an idea or entertain...

Irony: Muslims Not Allying with Conservative Christians and Jews

The irony is that Muslims are supposed to take from Christians and Jews that which accords with the final revelation and leave that which...

What Kind of Disgust is Allowed?

The modern liberal is disgusted, appalled, and outraged if you use the impersonal pronoun "he" more than "she" in your writing. But if you...

Past Islamic Scholars Were Biased!

Those Muslims today who claim the scholars of the past were tainted by cultural and philosophical bias are like a person submerged in 10...

I Am Not an “Ally”

May Allah save me from being an "ally" to and promoter of agendas and ideologies bent on the destruction of human life and faith.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1949729238579122

Islam Reduced to Identity Politics

The hidden danger of Western Muslim social activism is that it often renders Islam as merely an identity instead of a religion. This is...

The Queer-Affirming Mosque

Why don't we see drunkards going around looking for "booze-affirming" mosques? Why aren't there Muslim bankers scouring the earth for "riba-affirming" mosques? Do you...

Communist Islam – What We Can Learn From that Travesty

In the twentieth century, communism was very popular with a group of academic Muslims. For these Muslims, communism represented the peak of justice. It...