Habib Umar bin Hafez recently addressed the Jordanian General Ifta’ Department on the status of fatwas in Islam and the grave responsibility of the scholars who issue them. The Weight of Giving Religious Verdicts The Habib began by reminding everyone of the tremendous role that the mufti plays in that he is standing before […]
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Imam al-Ghazali puts a particular emphasis on the importance of guarding one’s tongue and that the tongue is indeed like a double-edged sword. It can do much good but it can also do much harm.