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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...