Author Archive: Abu Amina Elias

Abu Amina Elias (Justin Parrott) is a Muslim writer, teacher, and translator and a research fellow for Yaqeen Institute.

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Al-Waraqat fi Usul al-Fiqh by al-Juwayni

February 22, 2018
Al-Waraqat fi Usul al-Fiqh by al-Juwayni

“These pages include sections of the fundamentals of jurisprudence,”

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Are men better than women in Islam?

February 19, 2018
Are men better than women in Islam?

“Verily, women are the counterparts of men.”

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Secret marriages are forbidden in Islam

February 15, 2018
Secret marriages are forbidden in Islam

“This is a secret marriage and I do not permit it.”

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Should a Muslim man marry a second wife?

February 14, 2018
Should a Muslim man marry a second wife?

“You will never be able to be just between your wives, even if it is your ardent desire.”

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Al-Ghayah wal Taqrib fi al-Fiqh al-Shafi’i

February 8, 2018
Al-Ghayah wal Taqrib fi al-Fiqh al-Shafi’i

“The following is an abridged translation of Matn Abī Shujā’, also known as al-Ghāyah wal-Taqrīb.”

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Are Arabs the master race in Islam?

February 4, 2018
Are Arabs the master race in Islam?

“There is no favor of an Arab over a foreigner,”

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Forty Hadith on Good Character

February 1, 2018
Forty Hadith on Good Character

“The most complete of believers in faith are those with the best character,”

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Was the stoning verse abrogated?

January 22, 2018
Was the stoning verse abrogated?

“The ruling of the verse of stoning is affirmed and its recitation is abrogated.”

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Cleanliness and pleasant appearance in Islam

January 22, 2018
Cleanliness and pleasant appearance in Islam

“O children of Adam, take your adornment at every place of prayer,”

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Why two sheep for a boy and one for a girl?

January 13, 2018
Why two sheep for a boy and one for a girl?

“Women are only the counterparts of men.”

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