Muslims Should Not Exclusively Align with the Left

Powerful, just, principled statement that we can all stand behind: "We believe that the way forward in the US political arena requires a synthesis of...

Glorifying Murderers

Support our troops! I hope no one will judge this brave killer of women and children. He just followed orders and made a huge...

Khizr Khan and Trump Are on the Same Page

The ever popular Khizr Khan makes the following points in his recent interview. They are essentially Trump's talking points on Muslims (which are the same...

Learning the Right Lessons After Trump’s Win

Unfortunately, there is an unsaid pro-Democrat subtext in what many Muslim leaders encourage their communities to do politically. The subtext of all the "Go vote"...

Is Trump Surprisingly Good for Muslims?

I know that this is not a happy day and many of us are down about the inauguration of the newest pharaoh-in-chief. But consider...

The Accommodationism of American Muslim Orgs

Muslim communities in non-Muslim societies face an endless stream of decisions to either adopt or abstain, engage or oppose, compromise or stay firm. Whether...

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 Necessity of Conspiracy Theories

Exactly one year ago, the San Bernardino shooting happened. I was one of the few who was outspoken in questioning the government narrative on...

Don’t Follow the Herd (in Apathy)

Sometimes it pays to not fall in line with your "squad," "crew," "broskies," or whatever the kids are calling it these days. :) The Prophet...

Trump Won. Now What?

A few thoughts in light of the election results: - Allah is in charge. - I'm not going to trust anyone's opinions on what a Trump...

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Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...

Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

(Originally published June 24, 2014) The “Be Yourself” trope is found in numerous works of film and literature. The protagonist learns a hard lesson when...

Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

Many Muslim young women living in the modern world are lost when it comes to the marriage versus career question. They wander along with...