Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: Please advise how a young widow with an infant child will cope with the following situation: Her society and customs and practices require that if she marries anyone, her infant child will be taken away by her in-laws. Her father will not approve of any marriage, even if it is with a Muslim, if… read more »
Q: 1. Is buying a land which is not identifiable like people buy for example 500 yards in a housing scheme but the plot purchased is not yet demarcated, permissible? 2. If one has such a land, is selling it and using that money to buy another land which is well identifieable permissible? (I mean… read more »
Q: I’ve been working in corporate company for a few years, and have met a girl there. We both really like each other. She however, isn’t Muslim. She’s a Christian. She really has a great relationship with God. But, she doesn’t have intention of converting – even though she’s considered it a number of times…. read more »
Q: What does Allah say in the case of separation of husband and wife. The father wants to keep two children and gives the other two children to the mother even though the mother is willing to keep all the children but the father is forcefully keeping them.. A: In a case of separation or… read more »
Q: Can a Muslim man marry a Christian woman? Does the girl have to convert to Islam? A: On account of the serious complications that come about through marrying Christian or Jewish women (e.g. the fear of a person being influenced towards kufr and his offspring being exposed to kufr and anti-Islamic values, and in… read more »