Topics Addressed on this Site
Exploring Theories of Life, Creation, and Divine Power
- What are Muslim views on evolutionary theory?
- Can any of these views be definitively "Islamic"?
- Can anyone rationally or scientifically reject the theory of evolution? How?
- How did humans originate on earth?
- Why does Darwinism seem so compelling to many people?
- Is Darwin's theory of natural selection a tautology?
- Do humans and apes share common ancestors?
- Where can I read academic, university-level research that contravenes the evolutionary paradigm?
- What is the Islamic account of the origins of life and the origins of human life in particular?
- Is this account rationally and scientifically defensible?
- Are "intelligent design" and the notion of "irreducible complexity" viable critiques of evolution?
- How does the debate on evolution and religion inform questions on broader topics such as the intersection of "science vs. religion" and "science vs. Islam"?
How Ought Muslims Negotiate Life in the Modern World?
- How can Muslims, and devotees of traditional organized religion generally, understand and interact with modernism?
- What implications do modernism and its sister theories -- liberalism, humanism, scientism, feminism, et al. -- have for Islamic theories of morality, value, and metaphysics generally?
Toward an Islamic Evaluation of the Hard Sciences
- Is an "Islamicization" of science possible?
- What could this mean, and what would such a science look like?
- Can modern science be used to interpret verses of the Quran?
- What kind of tafsir would this result in?
- What are the dominant theories in the philosophy of science, and do these theories have any relevance to Muslims or scientists themselves?