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  • Scholars who started seeking knowledge at older age Date: 2-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know which scholars, Companions, or Tabi'is (generation following the Companions) started to seek knowledge at an older age. I hope that you can provide me some examples and state the age when they started to seek knowledge. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Doubts about studying engineering Date: 17-5-2016

    Shaykh, I want to learn engineering, but I worry about my salary when I will get a job because most companies in wich people work get their intial income from a haram source. wWat advice do you give me? Should I learn the subject or stop right now and not waste my time and money? .. More

  • Asking useless questions Date: 6-3-2016

    Is it true that Allaah gave Idrees, may Allaah exalt his mention, food from Paradise? And Why? .. More

  • Asking useless questions Date: 6-3-2016

    Is it true that Allaah appointed a crow for Ilyaas, may Allaah exalt his mention, to get bread for him. .. More

  • Specializing in more than one branch of knowledge Date: 5-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that it is really hard to specialize in more that one subject for scholars. Is that true or can a scholar be a specialist in more than one field? Also, what advice can you give to someone who wants to become a student of knowledge? .. More

  • Leaving a religious lesson without excuse Date: 22-2-2016

    After the Isha prayer everyday, in a mosque of our community, some hadiths are read from different books (for a durarion of about 25 to 30 minutes) by a person, and we are few people who listen to it. Is it sinful if I or someone left the program (or a program like a 'dars' or 'bayan' of any Islamicially literate person) at the middle although he does.. More

  • Seeking knowledge to refute misconceptions Date: 23-1-2016

    Asalaamu alaykum. There is somoene whom I know who has a big problem; can you please write me a specific fatwa on it? Someone I know had a lot of doubts about Islam, so he brought one hundred books and went online and found many courses and many lecutres, hundreds of them. He found many studies of many books and many many classes and courses. He is.. More

  • Taking a history course that includes religious falsehood Date: 21-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum, I am an American boy who is in highschool. I signed up for a world history class last year, and I am now taking the course. I took a test, and on one of the questions, it said that Jesus, may Allaah exalt his mention,was crucified, as most americans believe, although we know he was not. So by being a part of that class or being a.. More

  • Speaking about religious and secular matters without knowledge Date: 6-11-2015

    Is speaking about things one does not know properly a sin?Is speaking about things one does not remember correctly a sin?Is speaking about things one does not know at all a sin? .. More

  • Narration about Anas revising memorized Hadeeth with the Companions Date: 24-8-2015

    Aslamualaakum. I heard somone say that Anas said he used to go and hear the hadith from the messenger of Allah then he would go and review it with other sahabah. Is this authentic and is it in Bukhari. .. More

  • Seeking religious knowledge at the expense of academic performance Date: 13-6-2015

    I am a student in 2nd year of college. I try to give some time to getting islamic knowledge, such as learning the quran and knowing about verious islamic problems. Somtimes, this results in poor academic performance, such as when I have to do some research about a particular thing, asking or reading from multiple sources, and also because I keep records.. More

  • Online teacher is a woman Date: 27-4-2015

    asalam I intend to study online and I wonder whether is it permissible to be taught from a non muslim woman online (there is teaching one to one coaching and other with multiple people like a webinar ? and is it permissible to watch the news in tv when the journalist is non muslim woman and the second question is ;is it permissible to listen to a female.. More

  • An individual Muslim is required to have general not detailed knowledge about faith Date: 17-4-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum. When I became a Muslim I did not learn much about aqeedah except for the central points. I had one book about tawheed but after that I went for a while without learning more becauseI didn't know what I had to learn or how. Now I try to learn what I can but I always feel there are still gaps in my knowledge and understanding of aqeedah.. More

  • Sharing assignments and notes with classmates Date: 15-2-2015

    what is the ruling for a student that refuses to share a difficult subject he knows and unable his fellow student to copy his assignment .. More

  • Attending lectures on Islam by a Jewish professor Date: 2-1-2015

    As-Salamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatu Allah wa Barakatuh. I am a muslim student living in England. A few weeks ago I found out that the only lecturer on Islam in the university is an Israeli Jewish. Am I allowed to take a course with him? .. More