Questions Asked by Non-Muslims

Ustadh Farid Dingle advises on how to logically reply to the questions asked of a Muslim by non-Muslim believers of other faiths.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am a young Muslim who born and raised in Bangladesh and now living in the USA for the past 7 years. As you […]

Shaytan’s Promise to Adam, Peace Be upon Him

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains the meaning of Shaytan’s promise to Adam, peace be upon him, concerning eternal life in Paradise.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question regarding the 120th ayah of Sura Ta Ha in which, according to a translated commentary of this ayah, Shaytan promised immortality and the […]

Confused about Christianity

Shaykh Jamir Meah clears up confusion about Christian articles of faith and the mistaken picture of Jesus found therein. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Recently I have been having waswasa or something about Christianity. I am a Muslim but I am confused about the following things: 1. Religious Christians describe finding Jesus […]

How Can Allah Just Exist?

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked how it can be that Allah exists necessarily without beginning or end. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I agree that we came into existence and that Allah is the necessary existent to fulfill it. But how can Allah just exist?   Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmat […]

Waswasa, Apostasy and Pure Faith

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains that baseless misgivings about one’s Islam are part of pure faith and such thoughts do not put one outside of the fold.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have bad thoughts keep coming over to me this last few days. It was really hard and I tried […]

Are Diseases Contagious?

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked how one reconciles hadith and science on contagion. I have a teacher who is an alim from the Deobandi school of thought. My understanding of disease was that Allah created germs and that many germs are the reason for the spread of disease as they can be passed on when […]

Apostasy and Good Deeds

Ustadh Salman Younas unpacks the question of the deeds of an apostate who returns to Islam. My question is on the deeds of the apostate. I know that apostasy invalidates good deeds but I want to know the opinion of the majority of scholars and maddhabs; whether they are returned to him when he repents […]

Uncreated Beings Besides Allah?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is questioned about the possibility of their being other creators besides Allah. Are there other uncreated beings alongside Allah? Seeing as how the definition of god is the one who created the universe and creation, is it possible for there to be uncreated beings that Allah did not create? A being that […]

Will Hell Be Emptied?

Ustadh Farid Dingle answers a question on a hadith about Hell being emptied. would like to know if the Hadith in Kanz al-Ummal vol. 14, number 39505 is authentic? It says that there will be one day when hell will be empty. Shukran for your answer! Wassalam Hell-Fire will last forever. This is an agreed […]

Memorizing the Qur’an and Intercession

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked about a particular reward for memorizing the Qur’an. Could you please clarify the scholarly position as to whether or not the person who memorizes the Quran might be able to intercede for ten family members. Barak Allah fik. Dear questioner, Intercession on Judgment Day Intercession is a general grace that […]