Hillary Ushering in the Apocalypse

Back in 2008, there were some American Muslims who were hoping Hillary Clinton would become president because of the hadith "lan yufliha qawmun..." thinking...

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...

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...

The Virtues of the Absent-Minded

The bright side of poor record keeping is that your left hand *really* has no clue what your right hand has given.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1664269870458395

Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

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...

Why ISIS is Not Islamic

The criteria that certain commentators use to insist on calling ISIS "Islamic" would also render the khawarij "Islamic." The same thing that made the...

The Spiritual Benefits of Self Reliance

Of the practices of the righteous predecessors was reliance on Allah and then self reliance. If it was possible to accomplish something for themselves,...

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,...

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...

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Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...

Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...