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Is the Matter of Metaphysics Immaterial? Yes and No

Do We Mistake Our Passion for Truth with Its Possession?

God has given the Abrahamic family a window of opportunity to advance beyond sibling rivalry in the direction of fraternal cooperation.

Essays

To See the World for the First Time

Can religious traditions help us see what is most mysterious in what is most ordinary?

Essays

The Sound of Silence

God’s speech is real, true, and authoritative; the speech of anything else, in and of itself, is unreal, false, and unreliable.

Essays

Top Essays This Month

The Human in the Qur’an

How four Qur’anic aspects of humanity combine to make man a distinctive creation.

Text Messages

Muslims Are Not a Race

Many intellectuals believe Islamophobia is a form of racism, but the ultimate presuppositions embedded in this view are antithetical not only to Islam but to religion as such.

Articles

Can We Live in Harmony With Nature?

The roots of our environmental crisis are often neglected because, were they to be considered, our worldviews and manners of living would necessarily have to change.

Articles

In an age of transience, explore ideas that are timeless.

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Pia Fraus: Our Words and God’s Truth

Is it possible that there are times when our words more faithfully reflect God’s truth because they do not conform or correspond to what happens to be the case?

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Can an Islamic Natural Theology Explain God's Silence Today?

In our age of rage and reason, we must examine the implications of the God of Abraham remaining silent, even in the face of widespread rejection.

Articles

After Revelation, Where Does Reason Lead?

With the end of revelation, Muslim scholars established a framework that allowed us to continue to “hear” God’s word, without the pitfalls of pure fideism on one hand and free interpretation on the other.

Essays

The Sound of Silence

God’s speech is real, true, and authoritative; the speech of anything else, in and of itself, is unreal, false, and unreliable.

Essays

Why Jews Don't Proselytize

In an ancient world teeming with competing tribal deities, the monotheism of the Jews was distinctive. Was it merely an accident of history that they didn’t spread their faith?

Articles

“Using the Brain You Gave Me”

Words may be the way that we learn and understand, but, shows Augustine through a dialog with his son, God is the only real teacher.

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What Islam Gave the Blues

The blues is neither African nor Islamic—rather, it’s an African American creation shaped by some of the most enduring contributions of West African Muslims to American culture.

Articles

The Soul of Rhetoric in the Age of Amazon

Our digital lives are so mediated by soulless algorithms that it seems absurd to imagine genuine human relationships governing our online interactions.

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The Secret of the Morality Tale

Only narratives can ensure our ethics take both intention and circumstance into account.

Essays

Sacred Truths in A Profane World

Roger Scruton and Hamza Yusuf in conversation

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Breaking the Language Barrier

The Han Kitab teaches that the Islam found in the Arabic and Persian books is only one possible way in which the Islamic revelation can be expressed.

Essays

Can We Free Our Minds in a Postcolonial World?

Zaid Shakir, Francisco Nahoe, and Oludamini Ogunnaike engage in a public conversation on the legacy of colonialism in today's educational system.

Videos

Belief in the Obvious

As truth seekers, we shield ourselves from sophistry through practiced skepticism. But by wielding the weapon of incredulity, could there be another evil that we unwittingly invite?

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How We Split the World Apart

We often understand philosophy as secular and rational and faith as transcendent and irrational. But are the two really separate?

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The Many Sides of Knowledge

If the knowledge we gather is partial and limited, can we truly understand the feelings and experiences of others?

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The End of Hope





Watch selections from an event with Chris Hedges, Zaid Shakir, and Hamza Yusuf that was held on September 9th, 2018 at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California.

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