Contemporary Issues


How Muslims Should Grapple with Postmodernism

Ustadh Dr. Ali Ataie delivers a pertinent and wide-ranging talk about the troubling phenomenon of postmodernism and the philosophical underpinnings on most secular Western academic institutions. He speaks about how postmodernism thinking can confuse our…


Fortifying Faith in an Age of Faithlessness

In this insightful video address, Dr. Ali Ataie offers perceptive insights on fortifying one’s faith in an increasingly faithless world. He explores the theological challenges faced by confessional students in the Academy facing the doctrine…


Why Liberalism is Just Like a Religion

In this very informative short talk, Daniel Haqiqatjou defines liberalism and explains why it is just like a religion. You can visit his website¬†for more articles and videos related to the topic and many other…


Islam’s Take on Modernity and Progress

Many people, even among those who subscribe to a faith, perceive religion as an impediment to progress and intellectuality. In this short talk, Mohammad Elshinawy explains where that resentful sentiment stems from in our modern…



Islam and Homosexuality

The following piece is taken from the editorial introduction of¬†American Journal of Islamic Science’s special issue dealing with homosexuality. It is posted here with Dr. Ovamir Anjum’s permission, who is the editor-in-chief of the journal….