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Advocating faith, reason, revelation and progress

My mission is to educate the public on Abrahamic godliness, known in ancient Arabic as Hanīfiyyah. Through sensemaking, I simplify sophisticated Qur’anic narratives and holistic prophetic guidance to show how they persuasively address contemporary social, political and psychological human needs.

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Our social movement brings together like-minded people to revive the Qur'anic legacy of Abraham and mobilise believers with a shared godly social and political culture.

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Claiming the “understanding of the salaf”

“Understanding of the salaf” (salaf here meaning early Islamic scholars) is possibly the most misrepresented claim of…


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Jinn possessions, exorcists, and all that jazz! Part 1

The Hasanat fiasco on social media has once again brought up, amongst other things, the topic of jinn possessions.…


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Reacting to change

Different people react to change and the unfamiliar in various ways. The odd lot enjoy the challenge and bizarrely…


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Music: Some facts of the matter

Over a decade, I've been asked about music so frequently that I've finally written this. I hadn't done so until now…


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"Whoever responds to the people merely based on what has been related in books that differ from their customs, habits, their era, their social/political circumstances and the contextual variables at play, misguides others and is himself misguided. He injures the faith greater than a doctor who treats patients failing to consider their different customs, habits, era, circumstances and contextual variables, merely seeking to reflect what is in the general books of medicine. Such a doctor is an imbecile and such a jurist too is an imbecile; both are the most harmful they could possibly be to the people’s faith or their bodies – may God help us!"

– Abu Bakr b. al-Qayyim, Damascene theologian and legal philosopher, d. 1350

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