106 fatwas

  • 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

  • Catholics Want to Tell Muslim Students about Jesus Date: 4-5-2002

    I am a teacher in an Islamic school in the USA. I was invited to talk about Islam in a Catholic school and I did. Now the Catholic school is asking me if they can come and talk about Jesus and their religion to my class whose ages are between (11-16) years old. I am not sure if that would be right to do and Halal. Please let me know as soon as possible. .. More

  • Islam, Christianity and Judaism Date: 10-4-2002

    What are the similarities and the differences between Islam, Christianity and Judaism? .. More

  • Prophethood of Muhammad Date: 5-2-2002

    Was Muhammad the Prophet sent for all people or just for Arabs? .. More

  • Slavery and Islam Date: 28-1-2002

    I am doing research on slavery in Islam. Is there slavery in Islam? What is the Fatwa for owning a slave nowadays? .. More

  • Slavery and Islam Date: 27-1-2002

    Why did Islam not ban slavery? During the days of the holy Prophet, Muslims used to force the prisoners of war into slavery. They even dealt the female captives among themselves as war-booty. The Qur'an even gave permission to Muslim men (the owner of the captives)to have sex with them (See Surah An-Nisa). Why is this? Is such practice still valid? .. More

  • Prefers Male Companionship and Wants to Become Muslim Date: 26-1-2002

    Thanks a lot for your reply to my question, may God reward you for your good work. But you said to me that one of the ways out of what I am in is marriage. In my question I recall telling you that the female body makes me feel disgusted. So I really can't touch a woman plus that would be unfair for her too because there won't be any kind of physical.. More

  • Misconception of Islam Date: 20-1-2002

    The Christian God forgives His followers because of the sacrifice of the son. Why is it said of yours that he will not forgive even if you ask 70 times?.. More

  • Criticism of polygyny Date: 15-1-2002

    I have read your defense of having multiple wives. You say it is good because some women would not have husbands otherwise. If there were more men than women would you say the women should have multiple husbands? I think not. Many of your quotes only point to the base desires of the human flesh. Where is the purity God desires for us? In the beginning.. More

  • What is Islam? Date: 24-7-2001

    What is Islam?.. More

  • Polygyny in Islam Date: 20-6-2001

    Please give me brief description about the polygamy in Islam? As the polygamy is opposed or criticised by the modern world, what can be the best answer given to such opposers or criticisers? .. More

  • Technical definition of ‘Muslim’ Date: 3-1-2000

    What is the technical definition of the word "Muslim"? Is there any other use of the word that is appropriate? .. More

  • General inquiries about Islam, etc. Date: 16-11-1999

    What is a Muslim's wedding or funeral like? How does Islam classify women? How can one read to understand the meaning of the Qur'an? How do Muslims pray and what words do they use? How does it feel when you make Hajj to Mecca? Could you send me a Qur'an?.. More

  • Principles of Islam Date: 21-8-1999

    I want to have an idea about the principles of Islam. .. More