Being Zealous Is Not a Bad Thing

The zeal of youth is a beautiful thing. Don't let others tell you that you are "too religious" or that you're an "extremist." Being...

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...

Lack of Iman Equals Lack of Intelligence

Marvel at this hadith. Among its lessons: Can we really describe someone without iman as intelligent? Hudhaifa reported: "The Messenger of Allah ﷺ narrated to us two...

How to Change the World

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the state of the world. As long as there are believers who remember Allah and...

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...

The Power of Irreverence

One aspect of the story of Ibrahim (as) that some Muslims today fail to appreciate: when appropriate and done with wisdom, irreverence is not...

Are You More Moral Than the Prophet?

"Are you more morally mature than the Prophet of God ﷺ? No you’re not. I’ll answer the question for you.” Look at this man defending...

Beware Those Who Reject Refugees

Do you want to know a hadith that perfectly captures the refusal of some countries, like the US, to accept refugees? Take a minute...

Ilhād and Zandaqah: What Are They? Why Are They a Major Problem?

The Islāmic Sharī’ah has been codified and is pure from flaws and defects. After it had crystallized and stood in its pristine form, surviving...

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...