Do I Have to Follow One Madhab (School of Law)? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Do I have to follow one madhab (school of law)? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh […]

Why Do We Need Scholars When There’s Quran And Sunnah?

Why do we need scholars? Why can’t we directly go to the Quran and Sunnah? Shaykh Walead Mosaad talks about the central role of scholars in transmitting, contextualizing and teaching Islam.

Is It Preferred to Marry Someone Who Follows the Same Legal School?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it preferred to marry someone who follows the same legal school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, It is permissible and entirely acceptable to marry someone who follows any recognized theological or legal school. It is better to marry someone who is upright and shares your […]

Can I Follow the Maliki School in My Worship and the Shafi’i School in Transactions?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I’m currenlty relearning my religion. Especially regarding following the madhab. Currently, I’m leaning toward the Maliki fiqh for my Ibadah. But, in the place where I live, Shafi’i is considered the most commonly followed madhab. So, is it permissible to practice Maliki fiqh in private, but practice […]

Should I Change My School of Thought to Ease the Education of My Son?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am a follower of the Hanafi school. My wife is from West Africa and we have just had a child. I am seriously considering studying Maliki fiqh and adopting it myself in order to raise my son as a Maliki. I understand that I could raise my son […]

What Is the Best Course To Take when a Potential Spouse Wants Me To Follow his Legal School?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalamu ‘alaikum, I have received a proposal from someone who wants me to follow his school of thought in jurisprudence. I find this very difficult to achieve. What should I do? Answer: Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah, I am sorry to hear about your difficult situation. I pray that Allah […]