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Questions tagged [islamqa]

Questions regarding the website IslamQA (run by Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid), including questions about its scholars, its methodology, or its fatwas

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Are Islam Q&A fatwas stating “kuffaar should be compelled to enter Islam” and sincerity being a condition of faith contradictory?

At one place Islam Q&A (2002) mentions Islam can be forced upon pagans: The scholars explained that ... they are not to be forced, rather they are to be given the choice between becoming Muslim ...
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Who does a typical Islam Q&A fatwa speak for?

A popular answer style on this site is "here's a fatwa", and these are often sourced from Islam Q&A, probably due to availability probably more than anything else. If I read any given fatwa, I ...
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How to attain full purity? Please see details

Assalamoalaikum. I have a question in my mind from past few days. The question is that after having sexual intercourse or, say, after masturbating one does ghusl to attain purity. But what if some ...
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What days are you meant to fast in dhul hijjah

I am currently researching about dhul hijjah and have not read what days specifically you are meant to fast, is anyone able to shed some light?
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Why did Ibrahim greet his father with the Salam, if one shouldn't greet disbelievers with salaam?

It happens that I am told not to greet disbelievers with Salaam, or peace. However in the Quran Surah Maryam, Ibrahim clearly said peace to his father who at the time was a disbeliever, a polytheist. ...
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Am I allowed to vote a woman into power? [closed]

I have read that it is not permissible, but I have also seen many good examples of Female Political Leaders. Is there a final word on this? Perhaps an explanation of the first article that removes all ...
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Punishment for apostasy in Islam [duplicate]

A few days ago I read in a website (IslamQA.com) that punishment for apostasy under sharia law is death. They also provided a hadith related to that. (the entire fatwa can be read here: http://islamqa....