Marriage of step-siblings

Marriage of step-siblings

Question

Zayd has married Fāṭimah. Zayd has a son Muḥammad from a previous marriage. Thus, Fāṭimah is Muḥammad’s step mother. Fāṭimah has a daughter Zaynab from her previous marriage. Thus, Zayd is Zaynab’s step father. Is it permissible for Muḥammad and Zaynab to marry each other?

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Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram (Part 2)

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (Part 2)

Summary of the treatise of Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī al-Mālikī (d. 628/1231)

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Last year, I wrote an article regarding the status of the narration which encourages increasing expenditure on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (10th Muḥarram). The various views of the scholars and ḥadīth experts regarding the authenticity of this narration were outlined in the article which is available on the following link: https://nawadir.org/2016/09/18/spending-on-the-family-on-ashura-10-muharram/. Recently, I came across a treatise by the Mālikī scholar Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī (d. 628/1231) entitled Faḍāʾil ʿĀshūrāʾ, which is printed in the second volume of the nineteenth annual edition of Liqāʾ al-ʿAshr al-Awākhir bi al-Masjid al-Ḥarām. Continue reading

Calculating Iddat (period of waiting) after death

Calculating ʿIddat (period of waiting) after death

Question

Someone’s husband died on 28 November 2016 at 6am. When does her ʿIddat (period of waiting) end? Does it end today (6 April 2017) or tomorrow (7 April 2017)?

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Evidence of Hanafis permitting marriage during Ihram

Evidence of permissibility of marriage during Iḥrām

Question

I understand that according to the Ḥanafī school of thought, it is permissible to get married in the state of Iḥrām. Is there any evidence for this?

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