RESPONSE TO ALLEGATIONS – Ask A Muslim

RESPONSE TO ALLEGATIONS

Do Women Get Less Inheritance Than Men in Islam?

Long story short, this is not in all cases. In some cases, women get more than men. But in other cases, where there is a son and a daughter, the son would definitely get more. If one tries to think about the wisdom that may be behind this, one will …
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Is the Testimony of One Male Equal to Two Women in Islam?

Long story short, this is only in some cases. In other cases, which the enemies of Islam don’t like to bring up, a woman’s witness is sufficient, while the man’s witness is not accepted at all. In many other cases, a woman’s testimony is exactly the same as a man’s. …
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What is the Jizyah?

Many enemies of Islam try to claim that the jizyah is a non-Muslims tax, and this is far from correct. Every government needs funds to provide services to its citizens. This happens in many countries in the form of tax, where citizens will get taxed for their property, whatever they …
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Why Did Khidr kill a boy in the Quran?

In Chapter 18 of the Quran, Allah says, “So they proceeded until they came across a boy, and the man killed him. Moses protested, ‘Have you killed an innocent soul, who killed no one? You have certainly done a horrible thing.’ He answered, ‘Did I not tell you that you …
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Is the Punishment for Homosexuality in Islam Death?

In Islam, many scholars are of the view that committing homosexuality is worse than committing regular adultery, and there are others of the view that it is similar in punishment. Therefore, if one understands this, one should look at the detailed explanation over the justification of the punishment for adultery …
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Is the Punishment for Adultery in Islam Death?

There are two different types of unlawful sexual intercourse in Islam: fornication and adultery. Fornication is the unlawful sexual intercourse of someone who is not married and was never married before. The punishment for fornication is getting flogged 100 lashes. Adultery is unlawful sexual intercourse of someone who is married …
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Is the Punishment for Apostasy in Islam Death?

Under a Islamic country that is in accordance with the Sharia, public apostasy comes under two types: ordinary apostates and extreme apostates. Ordinary apostates are those who publicly come out as apostates but don’t want to wage war against Islam. Such people would not be put to death immediately; rather, …
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Is Slavery Allowed in Islam?

The Sharias rulings on how to capture and treat slaves are the most humane out of any other civilization. First of all, the only way to capture a slave in Islam is through captives of war. Therefore, you can never make a free man or woman in Islam your slave. …
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