Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Are generic answers to doubts enough?

Sometimes a generic answer to a religious doubt just doesn’t cut it. Islamic apologetics needs to take into consideration who the audience is and what the dominant discourse is, in order to provide the most persuasive arguments, language, and analogies.

This clip is from Sh. Dr. Hatem al-Haj’s seminar on Islamic apologetics. You can read the publication on this topic here.

Dr. Hatem al-Haj

Dr. Hatem al-Haj

Dr. Hatem al-Haj has a PhD in Comparative Fiqh from al-Jinan University. He is a pediatrician, former Dean of the College of Islamic Studies at Mishkah University, and a member of the permanent Fatwa Committee of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America (AMJA).