• Marriage in a church

    Published on : 10 04 2013

    QuestionI am a Christian woman engaged to a Muslim man. We have discussed the fact that we both have a different religion and I have agreed that if God gives us children, they would be Muslims.


  • The Qur’ân manuscript with Hafsah bint `Umar

    Published on : 16 03 2013

    QuestionHow accurate is what we know of the events related to Hafsah and `Uthmân with respect to the early Qur’ân manuscripts?


  • Interest

    Published on : 28 02 2013

    Q: I have some interest credited to my account from my days of ignorance.


  • Fancy Abayas

    Published on : 21 02 2013

    Q.Is it allowed to wear abayas with stones and embroidery fixed onto it? If it is allowed, up to what extent can it be adorned?


  • Women can work in offices with men

    Published on : 30 01 2013

    QuestionI have just recently graduated from university in July. While at university, I became more aware of Islam and my role within it.


  • Are Sikhs to be considered Muslims?

    Published on : 16 01 2013

    Question:What is Sikhism? Sikhs claim to believe in one God without partners. Some people claim that the Sikhs actually believe in Islam. Is this true?


  • Is it permissible for her to accept gifts from the mothers of children whom she teaches in their homes?

    Published on : 08 01 2013

    I read in fatwa no. 83590 that you said: “It is not permissible for workers who receive salaries in return for the work they do to accept tips or gift.” I work as a private tutor for some children in their homes, and from time to time the mothers give me some gifts such as […]


  • Can Muslims Celebrate Christmas?

    Published on : 29 12 2012

    Question: Scholars of Islam, as-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatu Allah. During the Christmas season, Christians all over the country illuminate their houses with lights, put up Christmas trees, and exchange gifts. TV is full of jingle bells and all the stores are decorated for Christmas. All this is very tempting to small children; children love putting […]


  • Backing out of an engagement

    Published on : 27 11 2012

    Question:What is the significance of two people reading Sûrah al-Fâtihah after making a vow to marry each other? Are those two people married? If not, can either party back out of the marriage at a later time?


  • Can We Celebrate Hijrah?

    Published on : 14 11 2012

    Question: Dear scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. Why don’t Muslims pay much heed to celebrating the occasion of Hijrah as the Christians celebrate Christmas? Jazakum Allah khayran. Consultant: Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Answer:Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace […]