بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. So far (in parts one, two and three), I have analyzed the evidence brought forward to support human-chimp common ancestry. Taking a bird’s eye view of the situation, it’s apparent that the idea of common descent […]
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Check out part 1 here if you haven’t already, which was an intro to this series of posts, and part 2 which is about human-chimp similarities. In this post, I’ll discuss the fossil record, population genetics, evolutionary psychology, […]
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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلوات الله وسلامه على أشرف المرسلين In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. A subject that has received significant attention and discussion is that of human evolution, and the consequences it has for our religious, philosophical, or metaphysical beliefs. I want to address this topic from a Muslim point […]
The number one thing to keep in mind is that this dunya is not our home. We won’t find happiness here.
Originally posted on Traversing Tradition:
You’ve probably seen the videos. A robot walking or crawling around, sensing its environment and figuring out how to do human-like tasks, such as opening doors. They’ve even learned how to do back flips now. The videos go viral on social media every few months, along with terrified reactions about…
Originally posted on Bint Balad al-Unnâb:
Algerian society has increasingly reorganized itself since the beginning of the 20th century to better fit the Western model, despite its consistent “anti colonial”, isolationist rhetoric. This phenomenon can be traced back to the emergence of the Young Algerians, a term used as early as 1911 which describes…
To fight against injustice is not just about personal benefit, it’s a duty and an honor. These are excellent themes and it’s great seeing a TV show promoting them… We should definitely popularize Muslim-friendly shows that encourage good and provide positive role models for Muslim youth.
The world is ending and we’re all about to die. Or maybe not. In any case, unless America is Islamized, it may not survive another 100 years.
A post based on my lecture notes from a talk given by Dr. Jonathan Brown, where he discussed the historical critical method and how it’s been applied to Islamic texts and especially hadith.