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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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Should we build or rectify?

Islam attracts all sorts of people, from those looking for a sense of community, fleeing a dysfunctional life, or…


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The commoners and the leaders – a medieval tale

For a while I’ve grappled with widespread Islamic narratives feeling like I’m in an alternate reality. For yonks I’ve…


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Shar’ī therapists, counsellors, and murabbis

Over the years, I and many of my colleagues have come to experience that the vast majority of Muslims do not require…


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At the base looking upwards

2 min read I love the shari'ah. I'm obsessed with it. I study it, think about it, brainstorm with it, and…


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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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