Argument Leading to Disbelief?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Our neighbor died as a christian. My grandmother really liked him for some reason and cried a lot because he died. I’m pretty sure that she knew that he was a non muslim, but nevertheless she said things like ‘may his place be Paradise’. I was arguing […]

Visions of Heaven.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Are people’s claim to see heaven true? Even if when the form of transport to heaven for the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) was on a winged horse? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. Yes, it is […]

Uttering Words of Disbelief.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My friend uttered words of disbelief with his tongue which he did not belief in his heart. But he is not sure whether he did it on purpose or not. During the course of the day he renounced it but one thing he is sure is that […]

Why Should I Show Gratitude to Allah for Being a Muslim?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I became a muslim because of my free choice. So why should I show gratitude to Allah for being a Muslim? Answer: assalamu alaykum Humans are ascribed with free-will in so far as they acquire their actions due to their choice (ikhtiyar), but man does not create […]

Discussing Correct Aqida

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked for advice on how to counter the objections of those who say that Ash‘ari and Maturidi aqida is not true to Islam.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. How do we answer objections that say the Aqida of the Ashari and the Maturidi is not the Aqida […]

Did I Commit Wrongful Takfir?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if calling saying or thinking that a Muslim is non-Muslim wrongfully puts one outside of the fold of Islam.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I once typed a message saying some Muslims I do not like were not true Muslims, whispering the words to myself as […]

Reading Literary Fiction

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked about the use and benefit of literary fiction, and advises on their possible detriment to faith and love of Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I would like to ask a question regarding reading literature: I always enjoyed reading and, especially growing up, I spent many hours […]

Adopting and Conveying a False View for the Sake of Dawa

Ustadh Farid Dingle untangles questions on establishing a state and the rule of law, authority, personal opinions and ijtihad, and who one should follow. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Praise be to Allah Most High and may His peace and blessings be upon His Messenger and those who follow him. Is it […]

Sins of the Imagination

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about imaginings resulting from the words and ideas of others or to hadiths, and what these  might entail with regard to one’s faith.   Question:   Assalam alaykum wa rahamt Allah wa Barakatuh. All I want to know is whether this way of imagining is sinful and the scale of […]

Doubts on My Islam

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about having doubts on one’s Islam and feeling overwhelmed by bad luck and misgivings about one’s faith and acts of worship.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I keep thinking with very strong conviction that i keep committing apostasy and fear on the loss of my good […]