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Good character is the path to salvation in Islam

February 13, 2016
Good character is the path to salvation in Islam

“I have only been sent to perfect righteous character.”

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Is it an obligation for a Muslim woman to cover her face?

December 3, 2013
Is it an obligation for a Muslim woman to cover her face?

“Tell the believing women to lower their gaze and guard their chastity and not expose their beauty except that which is apparent.”

–Surah An-Nur 24:31

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Humility, modesty, and forbearance in Islam

November 30, 2013 0 Comments
Humility, modesty, and forbearance in Islam

“Verily, Allah has revealed to me that you must be humble towards one another, so that no one wrongs another or arrogantly boasts to another.”

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An-Nawawi on Valuable Lessons

September 4, 2013
An-Nawawi on Valuable Lessons

“If a judge makes a ruling, striving to apply his reasoning and he is correct, then he will have two rewards; and if a judge makes a ruling, striving to apply his reasoning and he is mistaken, then he will have one reward.”

–Sahih Muslim 1716

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Can women lead men in prayer?

August 21, 2013
Can women lead men in prayer?

“The best rows for men are the front rows and the worst are the back rows. The best rows for women are the back rows and the worst are the front rows.”

–Sahih Muslim 440

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An-Nawawi on truthfulness and honesty

August 20, 2013
An-Nawawi on truthfulness and honesty

“Verily, truthfulness leads to righteousness and righteousness leads to Paradise.”

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An-Nawawi on modesty, shyness, and good conscience

April 30, 2013
An-Nawawi on modesty, shyness, and good conscience

“The Prophet was more shy than a virgin in seclusion.”

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Are women inferior or deficient in religion, reason, and testimony?

April 11, 2013
Are women inferior or deficient in religion, reason, and testimony?

“The believing men and believing women are allies of one another.”

–Surah At-Tawba 9:71

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Does Islam allow adult men to be breastfed by women?

March 25, 2013
Does Islam allow adult men to be breastfed by women?

“Al-Qadi Iyad responds to this problem with the interpretation that the milk was put into a cup and he did not drink it from her breast. An-Nawawi says: This is a good interpretation.”

–Fath ul-Bari

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