Some study-notes and thoughts



Women Imams, feminism and “the oppressed Muslim woman”

Recently, a Saudi TV presenter, Nadine Albudair, posted a controversial tweet where she called for women to lead prayers and stand side by side with men. She wrote, “It’s from religious progression to stand in prayer with men, or in... Continue Reading →


Is Islam a “reasonable belief”? I reason Islam? Or Islamify reason? Do I make belief reasonable? Or make reason believable? Or do I simply believe belief... And reason reason?   The below is the transcript of a talk delivered last year at an event... Continue Reading →

The ideological underpinnings of modern science

Many of us, especially those in the da’wah scene, attempt to reconcile Islam with science. In fact, we even go as far as to prove the truth of Islam through science. I have perhaps done the same on many occasions.... Continue Reading →

Sociology – Scientific or Cultural?

In his book, The Islamic State, Shaykh Taqi discusses the problem of ‘lending culturally based subjects, such as sociology…unnecessary respect and erroneously classifying them as universal sciences’.  He mentions the error of letting these disciplines affect our reading of the... Continue Reading →

Can we really excuse our rulers?

The devastation we are currently witnessing in Aleppo once again makes the Muslim rulers’ complete betrayal of the Ummah flagrantly visible. Yet, there will be those who will find all sorts of excuses to absolve those rulers of the inexcusable.... Continue Reading →

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