Questions tagged [fatwa]

A Fatwa فتوى is a juristic ruling concerning shariah issued by a scholar.

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We need to set a standard for fatwa questions

The issue of allowing fatwa questions on this site has been brought up before. The two most pertinent examples I recall are, Islam: Should requests for rulings and/or fatawa be permitted? A higher ...
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What should be done about fatwa questions where the questioner doesn't specify any particular school, but the accepted answer is specific to one?

A number of fatwa questions, especially older ones, ask for rulings about particular matters, but do not specify which (if any) school they're actually seeking answers from. These questions are often ...
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