"Disobey Allah for Sake of Allah": Seriously?

“I’LL never do to my children what my parents did to me,” Salman fumed, kicking the ball against the wall next to his friend in the istiraaha. “They were only trying to look out for you, man.” Abdullah’s voice was low, partly because he didn’t want their other friends to overhear and partly because he didn’t believe in what he …

On “Authoritative Ignorance”: Blind Following and Blind Fitnah

THE evening dinner started as usual with casual, lighthearted banter among us sisters who were present.  In one comical exchange, a sister shared with us how terribly dry her feet were, so much so that they cracked often. “Sometimes I’m praying,” she said between chuckles, “and I have to keep leaving Salaat to make wudhoo because of my feet!” I …