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Jonathan Brown Does it Again

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Jonathan Brown has written an excellent article on the issue of suicide bombing in Islam and the popular American perception. Very valuable read. Check it out here, inshaAllah: Continue Reading

An Example of Alternative Media Influence

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In my article about Muslims in the media, I mentioned how a network of bloggers, Youtubers, and internet activists can change the cultural landscape and make minority ideas mainstream. Here’s a quote: Continue Reading

Why We Don’t Need More Muslims In “The Media”

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One of the ideas that’s constantly parroted on the mimbar is that we need more Muslims in the media. This notion is almost entirely false. Continue Reading

A Sunnah A Day Keeps the Devil Away

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One of the important realizations of my life in recent times is that true knowledge has almost nothing to do with conceptual knowledge. Even the affirmation of the kalimah with words is ultimately of secondary importance; what is important is that the recognition of Allah in the heart. Continue Reading