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4 Ways ISIS Grounds Its Actions in Religion — and Why That Matters

It’s as inaccurate to think these attacks reveal true Islam as it is to think they had nothing to do with it.

5 Similarities Between Muslims and Christians We Should Celebrate

Christianity and Islam have quite the rivalry, but they share more than you think.

Betrayed as a Marine and a Muslim

I’m a Muslim and a U.S. Marine. It’s unacceptable that four of my brothers were killed in Chattanooga.

muslim & christian
4 Spiritual Lessons Muslims Can Teach Christians

Christians have much to learn about seeking God from the spiritual disciplines of Muslims.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Ramadan

Is Ramadan more than just a month of depriving yourself of food and drink?

ramadan fast
5 Ways Fasting in Ramadan Improves Your Faith

If done right, fasting will naturally increase your faith and lead to righteousness.

3 Myths We Need to Debunk About the Hijab

What Muslims need more than the exterior hijab is to reveal our true, inner hijab.

iraqi insurgents
3 Qur’anic Verses That Prove ISIS Is Un-Islamic

Compare the actions of ISIS to the Qur’an and it is clear ISIS can’t represent any form of Islam. 

reading the bible
5 Reasons Literalism Is Bad for You

By ignoring the figurative language in the scriptures, you may very well miss the point.

The Problem with Calling Terrorism “Religious”

We need better explanations for the horrors in the world today.

Want to Argue About Islamic Violence? Know These 5 Facts First

Some facts on the ground of our national debate about Islam and violence.

Reza Aslan: Radical Islam Is Still Islam 

The popular author says we can’t reject ISIS as non-Muslim. What’s needed is a rigorous expression of religious peace.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Islam

If we’re willing to accept diversity within Judaism, Christianity, and Hinduism, we need to do the same for Islam.

Takfirism: The Key to Understanding ISIL

How the Islamic State used a centuries-old practice to justify ideological cleansing and violent extremism.

What 25 Conversations with Muslims Taught Me About Their Faith

I read the Qur’an differently after learning how my Muslim neighbors read their holy book.

Religious? Atheist? None? There’s An App for You

Everything from prayer to holy texts, these apps have got you covered.

Six Things Every Muslim (and Non-Muslim) Should Know About the Caliphate

Since ISIS declared its reestablishment, here’s what you need to know about the history and meaning of the Caliphate.

What Does it Mean to Be a Muslim at Yale University?

What happens when a Yale student spends a month with the Muslims in her midst.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Will the Real Moderate Imams Please Stand Up?

Despite the violence, murder, and persecution of Ahmadi Muslims worldwide, all imams have been silent.

Blasphemy and Apostasy Laws: Islam or Hislam?

How anti-Qur’anic rulings lead to negative misconceptions about Islam.