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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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What is this ‘Islam’ that people claim to subscribe to?

10 min read Is it a religion, a way of life, a belief system? Everyone has their own idea of what it is and what…


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Muhammad didn’t have ‘slaves’

In this post I’m not interested in what people do or have done, but with normative shar’ī prescriptions. Whilst I’m…


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Amidst the noise

Today, everything is porous and transient. For many, everything is understood as being subjective, and resultantly…


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The Qur’an: Songs, Sounds, or Meanings?

The current status quo has meant that we marvel at those who memorise the Qur'an, and commend its articulation as…


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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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