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Are We Giving New Muslims Their Rights?

I Misunderstood Islam Due to Media Image

I was not yet a Muslim but the articles were so outrageous that I sent a letter to the editor in defense of Islam. I became curious about Islam. I re-read some articles I had picked up several months earlier from the MSA Islam Awareness Week display at my university…

Why Are Pigs Reviled In Islam

Why Are Pigs Reviled In Islam?

SalamDear Rosemary, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I am afraid I might not be able to give you a clear cut answer to your question. In fact, the four schools of fiqh (jurisprudence) have different answers to questions about pigs. Even questions of using pig parts for external use—such …

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