The Most Dangerous Enemies of the Believers

Who are the most dangerous enemies of the believers? Islamophobes? Qawm al-kafirin? No. Scholars have agreed that the biggest enemies of the Muslims are:...

Why Worship God?

When I am asked the semi-philosophical, semi-practical question, why ought we worship God, I refer to this hadith: "Allah will hold the whole earth,...

Consuming Content and Its Effect on the Heart

Most media content is determined on the basis of what will have the highest consumption. Content producers determine what people are most likely to...

Quiet Reflection Spurs Creativity

Dedicate time everyday to thinking, pondering, and reflecting. Just 15 or 20 minutes. Maybe take a walk in the neighborhood, or lie in bed...

Religion Invented the Afterlife

Is the afterlife a myth religion invented to comfort people from the thought of death? Many skeptics past and present have claimed that religion invented...

The Price of Silence

Pretty much sums it up. Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let not one of you...

Loving God or the Idea of God?

The terrifying prospect of hidden shirk: when you love the idea of God more than God Himself. https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1732639076954807

What’s Wrong with Fearing God?

Are people still tip-toeing around the notion of taqwa and translating it as "God consciousness," "mindfulness," etc.? C'mon, it's the year 2016! Are younger...

Is Your MSA/ISoC Merely a Social Club?

In these times of anti-Muslim bigotry, MSAs on our college campuses play an ever more important role and the challenges young Muslims face is...

Liberal Humanism and Paganism

Is it a coincidence that modern "spirituality" and liberal humanist appreciation for religion gravitates toward paganism? How did the rituals of organized, traditional Abrahamic...

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The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

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