This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Writing fiction books in Islam

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by: Maulana Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia Question Assalamulaikum, my question is regarding the debate about fiction writing in Islam. I think it is important to discuss due to the rise of YA fantasy/sci-fi literature and the amount of aspiring Muslim fiction writers. It is important to know what boundaries… read more »

Janazah Salah for the one who committed suicide

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Answered by Eunus Ali Question: If a Muslim drinks alcohol. And commits suicide. Will heBecome Kaffir ,so. Can. We pray. For.His.Magffiraat and. Do. IssaleSawab. Please provide. Reference.For. This query Answer: Imam Tahawi has written in his famous book about the Islamic creed titled Al-Aqidah At-Tahawiyyah (Page 21, Dar IbnHazm): We… read more »

Repeating Salaahs performed in the wrong direction.

Answered by Fatwa-TT.com

Question: aswr wb, what does a person do if he was praying salah the wrong direction he did not know and only find out after months its wrong direction…does he have to repeat all the salah?Jazakallah. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The principle is… read more »

Is it Sinful to Point Feet Towards the Qibla?

Answered by Mathabah.org

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: We often sleep in our rooms with our feet pointed towards the qibla (direction for ritual prayer). Would it be a sin? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Lying down or sleeping with the feet facing the qibla… read more »

Sunnī Ritual Slaughter That Accommodates Shiʿa

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have a few questions regarding ḥalāl animal slaughter. Can a sunnī [muslim] slaughter-man accommodate the requirements of shiʿa ḥalāl slaughter? If so, would it be permissible for a sunnī to consume that meat? If such a slaughter is taking place, is it mandatory to inform the ḥalāl cautious… read more »