952 fatwas

  • Finding job wearing Hijab in Brazil is difficult Date: 27-7-2002

    I know a woman from Brazil, who became a Muslim recently. She wears Hijab now but she said she may be forced to take off her Hijab if she want to find a job there. She lives alone and she really needs money to survive. She really tried to find a job with Hijab but she didn't find any.What can she do? .. More

  • Changing one's name after embracing Islam Date: 21-7-2002

    If someone comes to Islam must be change his name? For example, if his name is Philip does he have to change it to an Arabic-type name?.. More

  • A high schooler may face problems with his family if he becomes a Muslim Date: 15-7-2002

    I have made a friend on the Net. He is 17 years old, in high school. He asked me about Islam. He feels he wants to be a Muslim, but his family said that they will kill him if he becomes a Muslim. Should he wait until he is no longer dependent on his family to be a Muslim? Or, should be convert now? This means a lot of problems with his family... More

  • Jews and Muslims reading the Bible Date: 13-7-2002

    The Bible as well as the Qur'an teaches us to love our brothers as we love ourselves, how can we say we love God and hate our brothers, are we not our brothers keeper? Therefore, why is it the Jews and Muslims have been warring and unable to find a peaceable resolution to this conflict. Are we not reading the same Bible?.. More

  • Secularism in Islam Date: 7-7-2002

    I would like to submit a question to you to clear my doubt about secularism in Islam. What is the stand of secularism in Islam? I heard from a global channel that one Muslim guy speaks officially that secularism is very important in Islam and Islam should follow that. Kindly answer me about the view of secularism in Islam... More

  • Slavery in Islam Date: 7-7-2002

    I have a question about slavery in Islam: I completely agree and accept the position, and that slavery in Islam brings about a higher opportunity of justice, kindness and fairness to the slave (s). I was made to understand that under the Shari'a, (free) non-Muslims were able to sign a contract in order to give up their rights as a "free" person in order.. More

  • Meaning of life in Islam Date: 29-6-2002

    What is the real meaning of life provided by Islam's concepts and ideology?.. More

  • Frustrated with the deteriorating condition among Muslims in the Gulf Date: 29-6-2002

    I'm one of the distressed members of the Muslim Ummah. My family resides in a Muslim country in the gulf. I always had high respect for the Gulf States as far as practice of Islam is concerned. But unfortunately these days when I returned from USA (where I'm studying) I have realized that we Muslims are being humiliated due to our lack in dedication.. More

  • Calling Christians to Islam Date: 22-6-2002

    Dear Brothers. I have several friends who are Christians, whose I would like to convert to Islam, but I am not sure how to approach the issue. I have already proposed the idea to them, but I might have driven them away from it just a bit. Please advise me on what to do. .. More

  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil Date: 22-6-2002

    Please explain enjoining good and forbidding evil in the light of Hadeeth. .. More

  • Giving Da'wah to non-Muslims Date: 18-6-2002

    I would like to draw your attention to the current situation of hundreds of thousands of Daees in Pakistan known as the 'The Tablighi Jamaat'.Their faith is so strong that some of them even leave their wives, children and the comfort of their houses behind them in the name of Allah and dedicate their whole lives for the cause of Islam. They travel.. More

  • Al-Ahbaash group Date: 17-6-2002

    I live in California, here there is a group called Ahl ahbaash or Ahl al-Sunnah wal Jamaah. My question is, who are they, and what is their Aqeedha and their belief? Is it Halal to send my children to their Islamic school?.. More

  • Ahmadiyah in the Jewish state Date: 12-6-2002

    What is the Ahmadiyah group here in Israel?.. More

  • Wife wants her husband and his family to let his sister wear Hijab Date: 11-6-2002

    I am a Muslim convert who lives in the U.S. with my husband. His youngest sister, who is also living in the U.S. but in a different area, has just started to wear Hijab. However, when she returned to her home country last week (which is supposed to be a Muslim country, I might add), her parents made her take it off. Her sister criticized her, as.. More

  • Claims of Christians Date: 4-6-2002

    We (the Muslims) were holding discussions with Christians on an Islamic Discussion forum. While debating with the Christians, they made the following comments, which I'd appreciate greatly, if you responded to their comments. I shall quote them verbatim: "Finally, your quote of 4.171 (Surah 4, Ayah: 171) often misleads people and I hope you'll stop.. More