Do Quran and Hadith Describe the Earth as Flat?

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

Evolution: How Much of the Narrative of Adam is Metaphorical?

Is the narrative of Adam (s) in the Quran metaphorical? This is something that some modernist Muslims claim in their attempt to reconcile evolutionary theory...

Common Distortions in the Science vs. Religion Debate

So much of science education, especially when it comes to the place of science in context of religion, is based on caricature and misrepresentation....

Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

The Quran is Not a Science Textbook, But…

Misconception 2: “The Quran is not a science textbook.” This is true, of course. The Quran is certainly not a science textbook. But, when some...

The Nature of Atheistic Doubt

Why did Allah create humans in such a way as to be liable to doubt? This is something that atheists ask in an aggressive...

Do Science and the Quran Ever Conflict? Yes.

Misconception 1: “Science and the Quran never conflict.” Some Muslims claim that the Quran is 100% “scientifically accurate.” Again, it is easy to understand why...

Hadith and Epistemology: Adam’s Height

Dr. Shadee Elmasry shared a sahih hadith on his page yesterday on the height of Adam (s). Some reacted with extreme skepticism. They demanded,...

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Continued Misrepresentation of Malcolm X’s Legacy

A recent deathbed confession of former New York City police officer Raymond Wood has caused demands for new investigations into the murder of Malcolm...

6 Key Islamic Tips for Effective Argumentation

Sometimes when you go out of your way to criticize and undermine someone, you end up undermining yourself and looking bad. In order to...

How Will the Pro-LGBT “Equality Act” Affect Muslims? What Do Imams Have to Say?

Muslims in America need to understand the "Equality Act" that has just been passed by Congress. This is a bill that essentially puts gender identity...

Rape and Pregnant Women in Classical Hindu Scriptures

Jāhiliyyah is the Arabic word for ignorance. In Muslim study circles, the term is used technically to refer to the period before Islam in...

[Video] Muslim Dating App Insults Islam

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Five Critical Tips for New Muslim Reverts

Reversion to Islam is a beautiful thing that we all celebrate. When someone becomes Muslim, they are immediately accepted as part of this larger...