The Accessible Conspectus: Purification & Water by Mufti Musa Furber

Click here for the original link In the Name of God, Most Merciful and Compassionate 1. Purification The author of The Ultimate Conspectus began his book with purification as this is the norm with books from the Shafi’i school of law. Some other schools start with the times for prayer. The reason we begin with purification is that […]

Comments on the Recent ‘Dogs Are Not Impure’ Article – Mufti Musa Furber

I have been asked several times about the recent article titled ‘Dogs are not impure,’ says prominent Islamic scholar. I have not seen the television show or the fatwa mentioned in the article so I can comment only on the article itself. The bulk of my reading over the past two months has been about dogs,1 so […]

What is a fatwa? Who can give one? By Sheikh Musa Furber – Washington Post

What is a fatwa? Who can give one? – Washington Post By Sheikh Musa Furber Recently at a conference in Cairo, Imam Hashem Islam issued a fatwa (religious edict) to the people of Egypt. His edict was that an upcoming protest, aimed at criticizing Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi, was illegitimate, as the newly elected president […]

Scholars say Islam teaches care for the environment

Shaykh Musa Furber, a leading American Muslim faqih and author, is interviewed on the Islamic perspective of caring for the environment. Scholars say Islam teaches care for the environment– The National Vesela Todorova ABU DHABI // To many UAE residents, littering appears such a trivial matter it hardly warrants a second thought. But if those […]