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21 – The Wali Hookup

21 – The Wali Hookup

What is the Wali?

The literal meaning of the world “Wali” is “Protecting Friend.” When it comes to an Islamic marriage, the Wali is supposed to look out for the woman’s best interests as she goes through the marriage contract and details.

Classically, the Wali is usually the woman’s father. That is the best option. But when that’s not possible, either because the father is absent or dead, her brother, paternal uncle, and even an older son can be her Wali. Continue Reading

18 – Anger, Separation, Divorce | Old Mail Bag

18 – Anger, Separation, Divorce | Old Mail Bag

Helping Muslims With Their Complicated Lives Controlling My Temper This show originally aired on April 2, 2013 on another podcast called The ILM Show which is now The Islamic History Ninja. In this episode, Bilal and I got together to discuss several questions that had come into the Islamic Learning Materials website. Continue Reading

Warning: You Could Be Married To A Fake Muslim

Warning: You Could Be Married To A Fake Muslim

I Don’t Want To Say I Told You So… But I told you so. A lot of people gave me flack because of the views I expressed about Muslims marrying non-Muslims in the article “The Shocking Truth About Mixed Marriages in Islam.” Many people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, disagreed with what I had to say. Continue Reading

The Great Polygamy Debate

The Great Polygamy Debate

What’s The Big Deal With Polygamy? I never intended to write an article about polygamy. I know the emotion and debates it can drag up, so I’ve always avoided talking too much about this subject. However, some of my previous articles where I did mention it, have brought in a slew of commentary on polygamy… Continue Reading