Most people go through school, college or university learning a lot, but often learning little to nothing about HOW to learn. We might figure out how to study for a … Continue reading How To Learn Anything
Note: this post has not been written to dissuade anyone from being involved in protests or activism for Palestine. Please continue to do so, may Allah reward you and may … Continue reading Taqwa For Palestine
This is a common phrase uttered by those who are against the madhhabs and the concept of taqlid in fiqh. On the surface such an approach seems very simple, straightforward … Continue reading “Follow Allah & His Messenger ﷺ, Not People” – Misunderstanding The Concept Of Taqlid
Some people asked about this, so I was reflecting over whether or not I should chime in on the current ‘Aqidah Wars’ phenomenon on Muslim social media. I was tempted … Continue reading The Futility of Online ‘Aqidah Wars’
If you’ve been following my page for a while, you’ve probably seen me mention the word ‘epistemology’ and ‘pedagogy’ more than a few times. Why do I talk about it … Continue reading Why I’m Still Talking About Epistemology
I have refrained from addressing the issue of feminism & Islam for a long time on this blog, mostly because I feel Muslim discourse on this subject has reached an … Continue reading Muslims & Feminism
In university and throughout my 20s, my drive to improve in faith, taqwa, ibadah and ilm was fueled by raw ambition for the hereafter and Allah’s company. That zeal & … Continue reading Maintaining & Nurturing Imān In Our 30s
بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم Often on this blog, I talk about learning and the levels of knowledge in a subject. But an important ‘flip side’ to talk about are the … Continue reading The Levels Of Ignorance
بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم There exists a phenomenon of some Muslims who study hadith but do not emphasize the study of fiqh using a madhhab. Although I may still hold … Continue reading The Problem of Studying Hadith Without the Madhabs
As someone who also has a public page with some following, I have some important advice for Muslims doing da’wah online that I have picked up along the way and … Continue reading Doing Da’wah Online? Some Advice
Many Muslims today expect that Islamic education should be a community service. It should be offered at the cheapest possible price and the teacher is expected to be paid little … Continue reading Stop Being Cheap & Pay Your Teachers
What is ‘modernism’ in the Islamic context? The term ‘modernist’ has become a sloppy critique that religious Muslims use to dismiss views they feel are too ‘liberal’ or see as … Continue reading Is Modernism Bad?
Are Linguistic Interpretations of Sacred Texts Arbitrary?