How to ask a question: Usul al-Fiqh for the common Muslim How are we as common, masjid going Muslims supposed to approach knowledge, questions, and religious information? Joe Bradford lays out some principles for us to use in approaching this topic.
This is a primer about the Friday prayer I wrote back in 2007 for a few Masajid to use in khateeb training. Simple and basic, it addresses the following questions: 1- Who can lead Jumu’ah? 2- What must he do? 3- When is Jumu’ah performed? 4- Where is it performed? 5- Why is Jumu’ah 6-(…)
AbdulWausay asks about gifting reward of actions to others: Just like we can give charity on behalf of our parents; is it possible to give charity or go on hajj with the intention of doing it on the behalf of a friend or anyone who isn’t your parent? Answer: When we look to discussions in(…)
20 Questions on Eid al-Fitr 1. So what is Eid? Eid is a recurrent event, celebrated for its significance and Importance. In that sense, it can be called a holiday. Any day which is commemorated and specifically celebrated on a reoccurring basis is considered an Eid. 2. And what is al-Fitr? Al-Fitr means to break(…)