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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 […]

Reading Literature

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What literature would be considered “lewd” or “promoting the impermissible,” and therefore to be avoided? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Literary works whose general contents are permissible are permissible, even if they contain some incidental or secondary reprehensible content. However, works whose primary contents are impermissible […]