Announcing the Muslim Money Guide

After toiling long and hard on this site (well long, not hard enough) I and a few friends who are also specialists in money issues decided “Why don’t we combine our efforts and launch a community resource?” and so the Muslim Money Guide was born. Featuring articles, podcasts, videos, and seminars we hope that it […]


Is it OK for an Imam to have a salary?

Is it OK for an Imam to have a salary? One of the more contentious issues to discuss these days is religious figures receiving any form of remuneration for their services, services that are focused on what are considered “religious services.” Religious services may be very broadly thought of as anything from teaching religion, issuing […]


Solace – How To Offer Condolences

Another post resurrected from Islamic Law, Etc. with some added subtitles and editing. —————————————————————- Solace Every phonecall cuts like a knife. When you’ve lost a loved one, the last thing you want to do is answer the phone or be around someone, but then again the one thing you want most is some normality, so […]


Congratulating each other at the commencement of Ramadan

Resurrected from the now defunct “Islamic Law, Etc.” blog, here is a post I made a long time ago about the permissibility of saying “Ramadan Mubarak.” I felt there may be some benefit in it given Suhaib Webb’s recent article “Can We say Jumu’ah Mubarak” and some of the discussions surrounding it. Enjoy. —————————————————————- In […]


Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak! Here’s a short explainer on the meanings of Ramadan. Breastfeeding or Pregnant and not sure if you should fast? Starting with the end in mind, here’s 20 questions on Eid al-Fitr. Do you really really want a united Eid al-Fitr this year? Here’s the following picture offers a solution:


6 tips for job applications

After reading this article about religion and job hiring, I’d like to share a few points about religion in the work place. 1- Don’t wear your religion on your sleeve and announce it as the only thing that defines you. MSA shows up on your resume, fine. Hijab, fine. Let your qualifications shine through. So […]

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Legacy of the Prophet – An Explanation of Sunan Al Tirmidhi

I’ve decided to put all lectures from this series in one page, please click here to go to that page From Wikipedia: Abū ‘Īsá Muḥammad ibn ‛Īsá as-Sulamī aḍ-Ḍarīr al-Būghī at-Tirmidhī (Arabic: أبو عيسى محمد بن عيسى السلمي الضرير البوغي الترمذي‎; Persian: ترمذی‎, Termezī; 824 – 8 October 892), often referred to as Imam at-Tirmidhi, was a Persian[2][3] Islamic scholar and collector of hadith who wrote al-Jami` as-Sahih (known […]