Are Wives Responsible for Housework in Islam?

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. Question Are wives responsible for housework? Answer The Prophet (ṣallallāhu...
The courtyard garden of the Suheimi House in Cairo c. 1796 (source: archnet.org)

The Sharia’s Superiority in City Planning: Conflict Over Chicago’s Crystal Gardens

Image: The courtyard garden of the Suheimi House in Cairo c. 1796 (source: archnet.org) There is little you can do if authorities find a legal...

Extreme Chinese Parenting: A Cautionary Tale for Muslim Parents

What is the correct balance between pushing children to pursue education and allowing them to enjoy childhood? Observing the extremes in Chinese society can make...

The Middle East: Fleeing the Land of Blessing and Hidden Value

The Middle East is portrayed as the largest exporter of refugees, but is it that bad of a place? I think we've gotten accustomed to...

Ikhtilāf: Debunking Modernist Appeals to an Important Concept

‘Ikhtilāf’ refers to a condition that comes about after stability; a condition that goes against the previous condition. If we consider this meaning, then...

Are Cryptocurrencies Halal? Understanding Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Sharia

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم About the Author: Abū Lūț is a Certified Blockchain Expert. He has over ten years of relevant professional experience in crypto- and...

Veganism: Are Muslims Lagging Behind in Embracing Meat Alternatives?

I've gone through my own journey of discovering the truth about diet. With all the fuss about animal products, there couldn't be a time when...

The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...

An Introduction to Islamic Medicine: Hikmah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Hikmah is a term for treating the body utilizing the prescriptions of the Qur'an and Sunnah. Historically, several conceptualizations of medicine...

The Soviet Union Died 30 Years Ago: Remember Its Crimes Against Islam

On December 25 1991, 30 years ago, the Soviet Union died. This has been the occasion for many Western pundits to ponder over the reasons...