Losing My Faith over Verses of Abrogation

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat tackles the complex question on the verses of abrogation from a brother who feels he has lost faith in religion. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have much confusion. According to classical scholars, verses 9:5 and 9:29 of Sura al Tawba abrogated peaceful verses like “No compulsion in religion” […]

What Are the Scriptures of Ibrahim?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: The Qur’an mentions the book of Abraham, but it doesn’t seem we know as much about it as the Bible and Torah.  Could you clarify this a bit? Answer: Walaikum As-salaam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, May Allah reward you for your concern with learning about the details of your […]

Jihad, Abrogation in the Quran & the “Verse of the Sword”

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: I’ve recently been reading about abrogation in the Qur’an, and I am now supremely confused. Some people say that there is no abrogation, some people say that only a few verses were abrogated (mostly dealing with inheritance), and some say that over 200 verses were abrogated, including all […]

Can the Sunnah Abrogate the Qur’an?

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: My question is whether or not a Hadiath could abrogate (Naskh)an ayat of the Quran? For example, the ruling of Masah over Regular Socks/leather socks by the hanafis given the Quranic ayat (5:6). Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health […]

Can You Explain The Concept Of Abrogation In The Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: I recently heard from someone about ‘abrogated verses’ in the Qur’an and had never come across this previously. I was wondering if you could tell me more about this. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Abrogation (Ar: Naskh) is a topic that is dealt with in the Sciences […]