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Shafi'i Fiqh

Can Women Take Part in Jihad?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Can women fight for Islam or take part in jihad? Nusaybah bint Ka’ab (RA) took part in the battles and fought alongside men. Does it mean women can take part in jihad? I heard a narration that Rasoolullah (saw) asked women to...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Intense fear of adulthood

Question: I am almost 17 years old, starting my last year of high school. Recently, I’ve been obsessing over all the time that I’ve wasted. I am terrified of going back and finishing my last year because I haven’t chosen a career path. I also fear growing up because...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Nikah delayed until graduation

Nikah was delayed until graduation. Question: I’m almost 20 years old and currently engaged to a great man who is 26 years old. We are both ready to start our lives together, but my parents don’t want a nikah (katb al-Kitab) for another few years until I graduate. I...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Thinking about Allah as a Human

Question: How can I stop thinking of Allah as a human being? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. It is widespread to try and think of Allah as physically or emotionally human. When such...