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Pledging Allegiance to Gain Citizenship

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasatis asked if pledging allegiance to a non-Muslim country in order to gain citizenship is a form of shirk. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question regarding the pledging allegiance to US to get a citizenship. I live in US with my parents. My dad wanted me to […]

Podcasts: Minority Fiqh and Aqida with Mufti Taha Karaan

Mufti Taha Karaan is a Shafi‘i scholar born in Cape Town, South Africa, to a family renowned in both its maternal and paternal lineage for Islamic scholarship. His father, the late Mufti Yusuf Karaan, may Allah have mercy on his soul, was one of the most distinguished Islamic scholars in the Cape.

Jihad, Abrogation in the Quran & the “Verse of the Sword”

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: I’ve recently been reading about abrogation in the Qur’an, and I am now supremely confused. Some people say that there is no abrogation, some people say that only a few verses were abrogated (mostly dealing with inheritance), and some say that over 200 verses were abrogated, including all […]