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The Lawful and The Prohibited: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The lawful and the prohibited form the 14th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Shaykh Seraj Hendricks’ “On the Halal and Haram” now online The Hanafi Madhab’s Approach to Classifying Legal Rulings Major vs Minor Sins, and Haram vs. Makruh […]

Differences of Opinion & Determining Sound Scholarship

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: If we do whatever Allah asks us to do without questioning, why do different scholars have different opinions about different aspects of our religion? The permissible and impermissible is not clear and there are many different ways of interpreting something. Some scholars say watching Hollywood movies is impermissible, […]