Imam Q&A

Imam Q & A – Inheritance

QUESTION: Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) commanded us that we (the ummah) should not die without a will so as to prevent fighting over inheritance. Why then, did he not leaven a will to state clearly who would take over leadership of the Muslims to prevent the infighting that started upon his death?

Fatwa Regarding Islamic Home Financing for Muslim Americans

In September of this year the AMJA Fiqh Committee Resident Fatwa Committee met in order to provide a resolution for Muslim Americans with relation to the issue of Islamic home financing. Following this meeting, the subsequent Fatwa was corresponded with the companies listed in order to clarify with issues regarding Shariah compliance. Sheikh Jamaal Zarabozo also participated in this meeting as it endeavored to answer the questions of truly Shariah compliant lending.

Is the West Inherently Un-Islamic ? (Yahya) Ederer

There is undoubtedly a Western-ophobia common among devoted Muslims, which is sometimes just as misplaced and unfair toward Western people and values as Islamophobia is to us. The presence of Muslims in the West was quite insignificant until the last few decades in which we have seen exponential growth. At the same time, through mass …

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Can I give Thanks & Eat some Turkey this Week? 

Written by SUHAIB WEBB, originally published in November 2010, revised November 2013 Question Can I celebrate Thanksgiving with my parents? I converted a few years back and it is very important to them. Things haven’t been great since my reversion. What are your thoughts? Answer There is a legitimate scholarly difference surrounding this issue. Those who …

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