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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 […]

I Am Divorced, My Life Is Finished. Can You Help Me Not Leave Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am divorced now. My marriage lasted 3 years. Allah is my witness, I didn’t want it to end despite the harsh treatment and neglect by my abusive husband. Now I want to leave Islam because I am not 30 yet and my life is already finished. […]

Is removing Hijab and Make-Up a Form of Apostasy?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, A Muslim girl commits sins because she was under a magical spell. Amongst the sins are no longer wear hijab, wearing tight clothes and make-up. Is this considered apostasy? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for […]

I Think I’ve Committed Apostasy. How Do I Repent?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I think I’ve committed apostasy. How do I repent? I don’t know if I feel remorse. I’m terrified though. Is a panic attack enough to qualify as remorse? I know I should avoid waswas but I can’t trust myself anymore after all the things I did in […]

How Can I Advise My Mother to Come Back to Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum My mum returned back to Christianity after she and my father got divorced. I have been trying my best to talk to her about Islam. She says that Islam does not allow that a Muslim goes to anywhere for prayers like the Christians go to the pastors […]

How Should I Deal With Family Members Who Have Left Islam?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, There are members of my family, including my father, who have apostated, openly hate Islam and make blasphemous comments. How am I supposed to treat him and the other family members, since I read that one should not have any contact to them anymore ? Answer: […]

Is It Disbelief to Claim That Abu Bakr Was an Apostate?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Someone believes that after the Prophet’s demise Abu Bakr became an apostate. 1. Is the above person a Muslim? 2. Is his marriage with his wife broken? 3. Will his Muslim children receive inheritance from him? 4. If he dies on this stance should we offer him […]

What Is Your Advice for Someone Who Wants to Leave Islam? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum What is your advice for someone who wants to leave Islam? Answer:  Wa alykum assalam, Here is a video answer to this question by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years […]

Must We Have No Doubt Whatsoever in Order to Stay Within the Folds of Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1. Must we have no doubt whatsoever in order to stay within the folds of Islam? Is doubt allowed as long as you don’t affirm it as your central belief? 2. Does someone dying in a state of drunkenness or from a drug overdose dies as a disbeliever? Answer: […]

What Can I Do to Strengthen and Increase My Faith?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, I am very very distressed. I have a lot of doubts concerning my religion but I really don’t want to deal with them at all. I have no interest in leaving Islam and I only want to find again my peace of mind. What can I do […]