The Idea of Religious Freedom Is Anti-God

Many (but not all) of those who have a problem with the claim that "Islam does not respect freedom of religion" really have a...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

Hamza Yusuf and Bin Bayyah Denounce Pope… 33 Years Ago

In light of Pope Francis' recent visit to the UAE, let us recall past instances where "interfaith relations" with the Vatican have been used...
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Daniel Haqiqatjou Is a Jerk! [Video] | Ep. 01

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdaHraDJboM&feature=youtu.be Tone is important. Are we as Muslims ever justified in using in brash, aggressive tone in advocating our values and beliefs? Some Muslims seem...

Flag Burning and the Contradictions of Religious Freedom

Flag Burning and Other Contradictions If you listen closely to the way American conservatives talk about "the flag" and the Constitution, the way they speak...

The Cost of Allying with LGBT

Should Muslim minorities engage in coalition building with non-Muslim groups? Bismillah. Let's imagine two concrete scenarios: A coalition between Muslims and a Zionist group and an...

Teaching About Hell is Abusive and Discriminatory

This eye-opening article is about the "Tsunami of Atheism" in Muslim communities. A lot to be said about this but just a quick point. It...

Watering Down Islam in Order to Preserve Muslim Faith

Story time... Muslims often speak very definitively about what will or will not alienate other Muslims or what will or will not push other Muslims...

The Hadith on “Non-Muslim Minorities”

This is a translation of a hadith that is being circulated that requires closer attention: “Beware! Whoever is cruel and harsh to a non-Muslim minority,...

Don’t Ban Muslims! We’re Great for the Economy!

The argument that Muslims shouldn't be banned because Muslims have contributed to the economy (Steve Jobs, brown tech CEOs, etc.) is well-meaning but keep...