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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Against Naturalism: The Love of a Mountain

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, "Verily, the mountain of Uhud loves us and we love it." If you accept this sahih hadith, how are...

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...

Debunking the Modernist Myth: “Everyone Is Biased”

How can you be sure that your understanding of Islam is not biased by your culture, your upbringing, your environment? First of all, recognize that...

A Hadith Characterizing the State of Israel

An apt characterization of Israel as a state comes from the following hadith: "Four traits whoever possesses them is a hypocrite and whoever possesses some...

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