Fulfilling Our Promise to Our Lord

How can a person be committed to "la ilaha illa Allah" and not maintain the five prayers? How can a person testify that "there...

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...

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...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

I have often critiqued the notion of free speech in my writing and defended the notion that some speech should be restricted and that,...

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...

Knowledge vs. The Appearance of Knowledge: Know the Difference!

"And when it is said to them, "Believe as the people have believed," they say, "Should we believe as the fools have believed?" Unquestionably,...

Modern vs. Traditional Conceptions of Knowledge

The modern concept of knowledge is an anomaly. The notion that knowledge is something that can be found on a sheet of paper, in...

Is Veganism Sunnah?

Is veganism sunnah? Is eating in moderation sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned with animal welfare sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned with the source of one's food sunnah? Yes. Is being concerned...

Image Obsession and Shirk

Popularity is everything these days. Everyone is vying to be seen, heard, and known. People define their worth by how many followers they have,...

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The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...

YouTube Censors Genius of Islam: Ep. 3 – Can You Help?

ACTION ALERT: Can you help us spread Genius of Islam Episode 3? Can you tweet at @TeamYoutube on Twitter? See section below for details. As...

Pharaonic Rituals Revived: Egypt’s Descent Back into Paganism Continues

The aspiring pharaonic administration in Egypt has now revived the ancient “Opet” festival, showing the world in no uncertain terms who it is they...

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Avoid Accountability for War Crimes: Afghanistan Edition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Collateral damage is an expected part of warfare. However, there is a difference between unintentionally taking non-combatant lives and targeting them...

America’s Essential Workers – From Heroes to Villians: Where Do Muslims Stand?

Because America is so morally fickle, yesterday’s friends can be today’s enemies. Which is exactly why American Muslims should begin to worry about the...