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Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

If Christmas is an important time for our family to get together, to spend time together, we need to understand that shunning them will drive them further away from us. We can negotiate, for example, that we do not join them if they go to church…

Christmas Season

The Christmas Season For New Muslims

When it’s Christmas season, most newly converts to Islam find it hard not to attend the feast and celebrate with their families like before. This challenge is certainly a hard experience. Also they’re put in situations where families, relatives, and friends…

Can Muslims Celebrate Christmas

Can Muslims Celebrate Christmas?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam is a complete way of life and it suffices Muslims. At the same time, we should be interactive and proactive. We should not forget our …

Christmas - Is it Time to Celebrate?

Christmas - Is it Time to Celebrate?

More than 2 billion Christians on earth commemorate Christmas on 25th, December as the birth of Jesus (peace be upon him)… Two verses from the Quran and Bible show that the birth of Jesus was in mid-summer not in winter Solstices.

Christmas Time Is My Family Time

Christmas Time is My Family Time

When I became a Muslim, it never entered my head that I wouldn’t be there because it was family time. We all looked forward to it. We were all older, most of us had flown the nest and moved to different places around the UK, me to Egypt. So it was an even more important time to meet up…

What Do Muslims Do When Santa Comes?

What Do Muslims Do When Santa Comes?

Muslims living in the west are faced with the question of what to do when they are asked to participate in Christmas celebrations, gift giving, and parties. On the one hand, they have a shared reverence for Jesus Christ.  Muslims  honor him and they value everything that he bought as the next to the last …

Christmas non-religious family

Can I Celebrate Christmas With My Non-Religious Family?

Short Answer: If not attending your family’s non-religious family gathering on Christmas is going to cause isolation and alienation from your family, attend! Use your common sense and stay away from things like overt worshipping of Jesus and consuming of alcohol, and consider not attending if you had a serious alcohol problem in the past. But if …

A Convert’s Christmas Compromise

A Convert’s Christmas Compromise

Do I worry that my beliefs are compromised? Absolutely not. In fact, my beliefs are very much respected. Are there any elements of Christmas Day that could be leading me to commit shirk? No way. I don’t go to church, I don’t believe Jesus (peace be upon him) was born on December 25…

Muslim Charity Launches “What Would Jesus Do” Campaign

Muslim Charity Launches “What Would Jesus Do” Campaign

LONDON – A UK-based Muslim charity will launch a new campaign this Christmas to support refugees under the title “What Would Jesus Do.”? “To some, it will seem strange that a Muslim charity is asking people what Jesus would do, that is, until they find out that Muslims also believe in Jesus,” a statement from …



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