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,...

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...

It Is Impossible For Someone to Live 950 Years!

Whenever people tell me that the idea that Nuh, for example, or the youth of the cave, or Khidr, or Dajjal have lifespans spanning...

How Did the West Advance Past the East?

The standard academic argument: Europe was an open market of ideas and coupled with intra-European competitive drive and old fashioned ingenuity, this led to...

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

Physics and the Circularity of Atheist Argumentation

The circularity of materialism is well expressed in this quote: "Physics explains everything, which we know because anything physics cannot explain does not exist, which...

Why Would We Trust Science Over Islam?

So much deviance in the Muslim community in modern times has been due to the influence of science and scientific epistemology. For example, reformists outright...

The Disease Afflicting the Minds of Hadith Rejecters

In medicine, you first and foremost have to treat the source of the problem. Treating symptoms is important as well, but if you don't...

[WATCH] What Is the Place of Science in Islam?

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The GMO Debate in Food and Agriculture: What Do Muslims Say?

As a consumer, I've equated "non-GMO" with "healthy." However, there are further religious implications for the manufacturers. The human-centered debate is about compromising environmental, economical, and...