Why did prophet Muhammed (peace and blessing of God upon him) order us that we must differ from Christian and Jews? This means to be different from them concerning the things which are part and parcel of their beliefs and are at odd with Islamic law. This does not include contradicting them in everything. Ibn [...]
Are we allowed to ask many questions in religion despite God’s disapproval of us asking many questions?
Are we allowed to ask many questions in religion despite God’s disapproval of us asking many questions? How come we should also ask the people of knowledge? The answer to this is based upon an important Islamic principle stating that Allah likes deeds more than knowledge without action. A Muslim is to acquire knowledge but [...]
Salamo alikom yesterday I was having a discussion with my friend about rights of pets in Islam but he said that he read that if we own a pet we of course have to feed it but if it is ill we can treat it by the doctor but it is not an obligation as [...]
I am Muslim living in Ireland and I have a question which a lot of people keep asking me: Why slavery for men or women was not prohibited in Islam although Allah made all human with equal rights? Islam came to find slavery existing in every part of the world. At that time, slavery was [...]
Asalamu alaykum, I have a mother who became schizophrenic so she wasn't able to look after us properly and so my dad married another women who is now my stepmother and she has lived with us for 10 years now and we treat her and regard her as a mother and she did a lot [...]
My father suffers from narcissistic personality disorder. I can’t take his aggressive behavior anymore. What should I do?
I am in desperate need of help please, my father has narcissistic personality disorder and is verbally aggressive, this has caused me a lot of mental difficulties in my life, I am 18 years old. I now suffer from depression for the second time and binge eating disorder, I see a psychiatrist. My parents are [...]
In the exegesis of the Qur`anic verse, “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind” [3: 110], Abu Huraira [may Allah be pleased with him] said, “The best of peoples for the people, as you bring them chained by their necks till they embrace Islam.” Is this the true exegesis for the [...]
Human rights in Islam: What are they? Islam preceded modern international pacts in establishing human rights as they are more profound and compelling in Islam. Islam never refuses anything achieves the interest of mankind and brings happiness. Moreover, the acts of some Muslims cannot be used as evidence against Islam and the rulings of Islam [...]