This centuries-old question may have crossed every Muslim’s mind from the late 19th century until recently. However, the answers offered by scholars and activists are varied and at times at odds with one another. This reflects a general lack of understanding of the issue by many parties, all adding to the confusion of an already contentious issue. Continue reading What is Missing at the Heart of the Islam and Science Nexus?
In this article, we will discuss the Islamic perspective on mandatory duty-to-warn laws in therapy, also known as the Tarasoff rule, based on Chaleby’s research. Continue reading The Tarasoff Rule and Islamic Psychiatry
Giant Turtles, Big Bang Cosmology, and the End of Materialism. Continue reading Has Religion Made a Comeback?
Looking at Cyborg Selves by Jeanine Thweatt-Bates and her approach to the posthuman from a Christian perspective. Continue reading Religion and the Posthuman Discourse
Incommensurability, the idea that there is no rational method to weigh claims between two conceptual frameworks, is a core feature of morality today and the source for moral confusion. Continue reading Scientific Naturalism and the Abortion Debate
The rise of cryptocurrencies in 2017 brought attention to the technology powering them, called “blockchains” or “the blockchain.” Continue reading Bitcoin and Technological Progress
Human gene editing poses ethical and moral dilemmas we are unequipped to answer. Continue reading Gene Editing: The Problem of Progress
You’ve probably seen the videos. A robot walking or crawling around, sensing its environment and figuring out how to do human-like tasks, such as opening doors. Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and What It Means To Be Human
The ongoing debate regarding the case of Alfie Evans has brought medical ethics once again under the spotlight, with particular scrutiny on the relationship between medical ethics and scientism. Continue reading Why Scientism Shouldn’t Inform Medical Ethics
Critical examination reveals how such an approach not only disassociates from our own tradition, but also adopts Christian-style apologetics to convey Islam. Continue reading Deconstructing the “Scientific Miracles in the Quran” Argument