Australian law may require Muslim women to remove entire head covering when proving identity

perthnow: A NEW law that would require Muslim women to remove a burqa or niqab to prove their identity to West Australian police has been introduced to the state’s parliament. As part of WA’s Criminal Investigation (Identifying People) Amendment Bill, the law will require “a person to remove headwear or do other things to facilitate … Read more…

Announcing Publication of Imam al-Nawawi’s Etiquette With the Quran

Etiquette-HALFIt is a great honor to announce the print edition of Etiquette With the Quran, a translation of Imām al-Nawawī’s Al-Tibyān fī Ādāb Ḥamalat al-Qur’ān. This enduring classic concerns the etiquette a Muslim must or should have with regard to handling and reciting the Quran (the Muslim scripture). The topics this volume raises include: ritual cleanliness, opportune times for recitation, the etiquette that students have with their teachers (and that teachers must have with their students), and variety of other issues that every Muslim should know and frequently ask about.

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That Annual Eid Question: Personal Conviction vs Official Announcements

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Conflicting claims about the new moon can lead individual Muslims confused about what they should do. This confusion is greatly assuaged for Muslims living in countries where there is an official body for religious affairs. Nonetheless, there are still situations where individuals find themselves in a dilemma when they have doubts … Read more…