Children: How Gradual Change Can Be Disastrous

There was a gigantic wall that protected a city from outside invaders. Children would play on this wall. They would enjoy taking stones and...

Why Are Progressives Now Defending Sharia?

lol when Muslim progressives who made their careers out of attacking the sharia and undermining its sanctity all of a sudden are standing up...

“Muslim Queer Month” — Coming to a University Near You!

Wake Up Call I recently received the following message from a sister at a US university. Reading this blew my mind and made me realize...

Dealing with Modern Day Qawm Lut

It is inappropriate to call a modern "gay person" as being akin to Qawm Lut. Why? Several reasons. First, just because a person calls himself...

Shouldn’t We All Support Freedom of Choice?

Question from a recent commenter: "Isn't the main concept of liberal thought: Allow for individual choice and rights (you can apply this to problems...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The Danger of Fighting Islamophobia

Yes, there is a danger here and it is very obvious to anyone who has observed how this movement led by Muslim activists has...

Progressive Muslims Telling Us Who Is or Isn’t “Devout”

What we have learned from "progressive" Muslims and others recently is that you can't be a "devout Muslim" if you drink (‪#‎Chattanooga‬). I have...

Should Muslims Support Gay Marriage?

A lot of people have asked me what I think of Prof Jonathan Brown's recent article on Islam and Homosexuality. I look up to...