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Forever on trial—Islam and the charge of violence

Forever on trial—Islam and the charge of violence

The infamous essay “What ISIS really wants” from The Atlantic included the vacuous statement, “The reality is that the Islamic State is Islamic. Very Islamic.” Of...

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Can Islam Object to Evolution? Evaluating Human-Chimp Genetic Similarity

Can Islam Object to Evolution? Evaluating Human-Chimp Genetic Similarity

Atheists and evolutionists use scientific claims to dispute that humanity originated miraculously through the creation of Adam and Eve as described in the Quran and...

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Islam is not the Cause of Honor Killings. It’s Part of the Solution

Islam is not the Cause of Honor Killings. It’s Part of the Solution

Honor killings are never far from the headlines. Recently, the Islamophobic Clarion Fund released a documentary called Honor Diaries, which repeats the accusation...

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Modern Pathways to Doubt in Islam

Modern Pathways to Doubt in Islam

An in-depth survey with 31 leading scholars, imams, chaplains, and activists around the US to map out the leading sources of doubt.

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Jihād as Defense: Just-war theory in the Quran and Sunnah

Jihād as Defense: Just-war theory in the Quran and Sunnah

An analysis of concept of jus ad bellum (“justice to war”) and show how these principles had been established by the Prophet ﷺ himself and have continued to be the...

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