Rejected hadith

Some say that Muhammad al-Bukhari, the renowned hadith scholar sifted through over 100,000 ahadith in his time. The vast majority of these were rejected as “unreliable.” I have often wondered what gems al-Bukhari forever wiped from the annals of history. Support— Social media:  Twitter| Facebook | Instagram

The Martyrs

In an effort to build up the Muslims’ emerging fighting force in the face of an even greater opponent, the prophet, in his role as chief-motivator, had come up with some fairly rousing talking points. (Read Sahih Bukhari 4:52:72 for the original hadith.) Support— Social media:  Twitter| Facebook | Instagram

Blasphemy laws

In any society, the more theocratic elements fuss over things they don’t want people to say, the more often those things will be said. I don’t know how else to explain it. It’s just physics. Support— Social media:  Twitter| Facebook | Instagram

To convict an unfaithful spouse of adultery in Islam, four witnesses need to have watched them shag

Islam mandates a draconian punishment for those convicted of adultery: stoning to death. This sounds terrifying, but the good news is that a conviction for adultery is more easily avoided than you might expect. This is because four witnesses are required to prosecute the libertine in question. According to a prophetic tradition brought to us…

Things that annoy Prophet Muhammad

If you’ve come to expect lewdness, profanity, gratuitous cartoon nudity, and an eye for ridiculing one of the world’s Great Religions, then have I got a treat for you! While browsing the Ex Muslim sub-reddit, I came across a pretty glorious list of one redditor’s “top worst hadith”. You sir or ma’am inspired today’s cartoon!…