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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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Thoughts on refuting claimants to “traditionalism”

This post is a thread on the problematic ways in which we respond to religious refutations from so called…


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Understanding “Muhammad is the Messenger of God”

4 min read Q: Shaikh, I'm not sectarian and I find that neither the sufi nor salafi appellation work for me. (I…


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We don’t have to justify what is halal, we have to justify what is haram

5 min read There is a very well known shar’ī maxim that goes: The default in matters is permissibility based on the…


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Where is God?

Being stuck in a rut is one of many expressions used by Muslims these days. Besides a generally negative outlook it…


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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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