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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Did Ali ibn Abi Talib rape an underage girl?

April 16, 2018
Did Ali ibn Abi Talib rape an underage girl?

“Do not cause harm or return harm.”

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Meat would not decay? Eve betrayed her husband?

April 4, 2018
Meat would not decay? Eve betrayed her husband?

“No soul earns anything but it is upon itself,”

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The best of you in Islam

March 29, 2018
The best of you in Islam

“The best of you are those with the best character.”

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True men, manhood, and masculinity in Islam

March 28, 2018
True men, manhood, and masculinity in Islam

“Verily, Allah orders justice and excellence,”

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Few women ever achieved perfection?

March 26, 2018
Few women ever achieved perfection?

“We sent to her Our angel in the form of a well-proportioned man.”

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Should women pray in the mosque?

March 26, 2018
Should women pray in the mosque?

“Do not prevent the maidens of Allah from the mosques of Allah.”

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Manazil al-Sa’irin by Imam al-Harawi

March 6, 2018
Manazil al-Sa’irin by Imam al-Harawi

“Let every soul look to what is has put forth for tomorrow,”

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The perils of overeating in Islam

March 5, 2018
The perils of overeating in Islam

“O you who have faith, eat from the good things which We have provided for you,”

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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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