Versions of the Quraan

Q: 1. A Christian said that there are many versions of the Quran, that there may be one literal version of the Quran, but many de facto versions? Put another way, how does a good Muslim know which verses are more important?   2. The Christian also posed this objection: The first Caliphs were both […]

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Verses of the Quran Ordering Killing

Q: I was recently engaged in a religious discussion with a Christian colleague of mine at work and he asked me to explain to him a verse in the holy Quran which he seemed to have a problem with. The verse is Surah 4, Verses 89-90, wherein Allah commands Muslims to kill disbeleivers on two […]

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Verses of the Quran Ordering Killing

Q: I was recently engaged in a religious discussion with a Christian colleague of mine at work and he asked me to explain to him a verse in the holy Quran which he seemed to have a problem with. The verse is Surah 4, Verses 89-90, wherein Allah commands Muslims to kill disbeleivers on two […]

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Non Muslim Reading Quraan

Q: My Muslim friend told me that it is haram to touch the Holy Quran if one does not have wudhu. What about if one is not a Muslim but is interested in learning about Islam and reading a copy of the Quran? A non-Muslim friend asked me for a copy of the Quran and […]

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Non Muslim Reading Quraan

Q: My Muslim friend told me that it is haram to touch the Holy Quran if one does not have wudhu. What about if one is not a Muslim but is interested in learning about Islam and reading a copy of the Quran? A non-Muslim friend asked me for a copy of the Quran and […]

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Buying Bible, Psalms and Torah

Q: I wish to purchase the torah zaboor and injeel. Can I do this? A: Before purchasing them, consider the following points: a) The original books revealed by Allah Ta'aala to the respective messengers cannot be found anymore. The current books available are not in their original form, but have been changed and altered by […]

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Buying Bible, Psalms and Torah

Q: I wish to purchase the torah zaboor and injeel. Can I do this? A: Before purchasing them, consider the following points: a) The original books revealed by Allah Ta'aala to the respective messengers cannot be found anymore. The current books available are not in their original form, but have been changed and altered by […]

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Ladies Jamaats and Tabligh

Q: What is your opinion on ladies jamaats as well as the whole issue of tabligh in general? A: The Tableegh movement had been initiated by pious Ulama and the Ulama have always been a part of this. For the purpose of the reformation of women, they have sanctioned the participation of women. If the […]

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Ladies Jamaats and Tabligh

Q: What is your opinion on ladies jamaats as well as the whole issue of tabligh in general? A: The Tableegh movement had been initiated by pious Ulama and the Ulama have always been a part of this. For the purpose of the reformation of women, they have sanctioned the participation of women. If the […]

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Giving Qur’aan Translation to non-Muslim

Q: A Christian lady wants to read a Quraan with the English translation. Is it permissible for me to lend it to her? A: You may give the Christian a copy of the English translation, but tell her not to touch the Arabic when reading it. Also tell her that she should keep it with respect, […]

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