Sacred Freedom: I highly recommend this book
Sacred Freedom – Western Liberalist Ideologies in the Light of Islam Sacred Freedom contains a concise and frank examination of the legitimacy of atheism, humanism, pluralism, democracy and secularism as guiding ideologies for humankind. Discussing the consequences of a pluralistic… Read More ›
“People are not always what they say there are – or even what they think they are. There is but One who sees us objectively, and we have reason to be thankful that He is called the Merciful, the Compassionate,… Read More ›
The modern illusion of individual belief
“The modern Westerner, persuaded that he has a right to “think for himself” and imagining that he exercises this right, is unwilling to acknowledge that his every thought has been shaped by cultural and historical influences and that his opinions… Read More ›
Everyone is a cradle Muslim. The mysterium iniquitatis is a post-natal complication, not a genetic fault.
How Poor People Live
‘What is wealth? True wealth. Is it Sprawling Mansions, Stately Gowns, Uber-luxurious food? Or is it having a good nights sleep, being well-nourished, being loved? This remarkable story puts true wealth in perspective. The kind father hopes to teach the… Read More ›
An awareness of differences is an aspect of intelligence
When westerners, while paying lip-service to the spiritual aspects of Islam, denounce the Islamic social system… they are acting true to form. The imperial tradition did not expire in the 1950s. It changed its focus, and the triumphant civilization still… Read More ›
I have found this to be true!
Advice For Nabeel, The Muslim & Christian Communities
Br. Abu Ayoub, Br. Aqil and myself have a solemn discussion on the news regarding Nabeel Qureishi’s cancer. We offer advice, help and prayers for everyone involved. One of the most prominent teachings in Islam focuses on mercy, and for… Read More ›
The Monoculture’s complaint about Islam amounts to only one demand: Be like us!
As we have seen again, recently.
The Tragedy of Irony
The Tragedy of Irony The teenage girl said, “I feel like religion is such a burden. Why do I have to constantly worry about what God wants? I just want to live MY OWN life!” Yet, in reality, she was… Read More ›
“We cannot ask ourselves whether ‘woman’ is superior or inferior to ‘man’ any more than we can ask ourselves whether water is superior or inferior to fire … There can be no doubt that a woman who is perfectly woman… Read More ›
The Nature of Iman
The Nature of Iman “Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, [making] a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its branches [high] in the sky? “It produces its fruit all the time,… Read More ›
“Thus concludes yet another productive discussion on hijab and sexual harassment.”
Person A: I am done with seat-belts. They’re a waste of time. Person B: What? Are you crazy?! A: Not at all. Wearing a seat-belt is just symbolic, an empty ritual, some would even say a “performance of piety” to… Read More ›
Is there truth beyond science? Refuting scientism and Bertrand Russell
Jonathan Feng, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of California Irvine, discusses the limits of scientific knowledge at The Veritas Forum at Caltech.
Reasons to Remember Death
A sobering (if secular) look at the Reasons to Remember Death