Overgeneralization and Its Dangers in Understanding Islam

In Western philosophy early to mid 20th century, a group of philosophers argued that the discipline of philosophy is prone to overgeneralize, i.e., to...

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...

Stinginess with Family

Question: What is worse than a man who is stingy? Answer: A wealthy man who is stingy. Question: What is worse than a wealthy man who...

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...

Who Cares About the Kuffar?!

Acceptance is important. As Muslims, we want acceptance from society at large and we seek that. Our attitude should not be: Who cares about...

Providing for Daughters is the Cornerstone of Society

Daughters are always to be provided for. That is the cornerstone of a healthy society. As soon as daughters are left to fend for...

Serving Allah as Compared to Serving Humanity

Abu Hurayra reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "The person who strives on behalf of the widows...

The Inconsistency of Quran-Only Muslims

Following the sunnah is itself sunnah since the Prophet (s) himself followed the sunnah of past prophets in certain situations. The Prophet (s) didn't say...

People Are Useless — Are You?

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar: I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) saying, "People are just like camels: out of one hundred, one can hardly find a...

Don’t Be a News Junkie

"Staying informed" has become a virtue but it should be seen as a vice. Your attention is a valuable commodity so don't spend it on...