Midnight Mass is not for us.

Dear Miqdaad Assalaam-alaikum. I appreciate your responding to my tweet censuring your planned attendance at midnight Mass, despite the lingering suspicion that it was motivated more by a desire to win plaudits as a man of moderation standing up to “extremists” rather than understanding my (and many others’) objections. First of all let me start…

Islam and homosexuality

What does Islam have to say about homosexuality? It’s a question not infrequently asked of Muslims in the West. While contemporary western European attitudes towards same sex relationships have mostly evolved to the point of being positively celebratory there remain pockets of resistance to this newfound tolerance of what was once deemed a mental illness…