Adopting and Conveying a False View for the Sake of Dawa

Ustadh Farid Dingle untangles questions on establishing a state and the rule of law, authority, personal opinions and ijtihad, and who one should follow. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Praise be to Allah Most High and may His peace and blessings be upon His Messenger and those who follow him. Is it […]

Does Accidentally Eating Break Your Fast in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu alaikum wa Rahmahtullah, 1) Is it true that Imam Qurtubi Al-Maliki was of the view that accidentally eating/drinking something in the obligatory fast, does Not break the fast? 2) Are their any other Maliki Scholars that had this view? Answer: 1) In his tafsir of the Quran (2:187), […]

Understanding Ijtihad and Legal Differences

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: It is said that the four madhabs differ only on smaller jurisprudence issues and not issues regarding ‘aqeeda. I understand that but then I heard that Hanafis regard witr as wajib while shafi’is regard it as sunna. (a) Does that mean that if the shafis are wrong they […]