Solving the “Problem of Evil”

The "Problem of Evil" is a problem for atheists, not believers. Atheists have to explain how murderers and tyrants can get away with all their...

True Fiqh and Husn al-Dhann for Past Ulama

The ulama are the most worthy of our husn al-dhann. But we live in the age of nafs. The nafs pulls people to question...

Hadith on Hudud, Corruption, and Equality

Equality is a crucial component of Islamic ethics. But not all notions of "equality" are the same. The modern liberal notion of equality, for...
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Restructuring Muslim Thought for the Modern World

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Sweetness of Iman

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of iman until he loves a...

Prosperity and Misery in Divine Decree

Sa'd narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: 'From (the signs of) the son of Adam's prosperity is his satisfaction with what Allah decreed...

What is “Traditional” Islam?

Following "traditional Islam" does not mean that we care about the past for the sake of the past. We only care about the past...

Don’t Follow the Herd (in Apathy)

Sometimes it pays to not fall in line with your "squad," "crew," "broskies," or whatever the kids are calling it these days. :) The Prophet...

How to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Belief Early in Life

Children should be learning aqida and the fundamentals of faith at a very young age. Around 1 to 2 years old is when kids...

The Curse of Allah Upon…

It was narrated that 'Amir bin Wathilah said: A man asked Ali: "Did the Messenger of Allah used to tell you anything in secret that...