“Work for God and not for your stomachs” – meeting the Pope

“Work for God and not for your stomachs.” These words of Jesus, as recorded in Muslim scholarship, offer critical advice in a modern world dominated by greed and ego. By working for God, one makes the greater good their ultimate aim, leaving aside merely personal interests for those that bring wholeness, beauty and wisdom to […]

Can I Go to Church with a Friend?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: A non-Muslim co-worker of mine has asked me to attend a church service with him. Would it be permissible to do so? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam, In the Hanafi school, it is prohibitively disliked and sinful to enter the worship places of disbelievers […]