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Fiqh of Social Media with AbdulNasir Jangda

Fiqh of Social Media with AbdulNasir Jangda

It’s a remarkable opportunity to show the transcendent nature of Islam, of what we believe in, the guidance, and the strength, and the versatility of our religion that it addresses anything and everything. It proves, Dare I say, it proves to a Muslim that islam can teach you how to live any aspect or any part of your life. – Sh. AbdulNasir Jangda

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This is a special episode of the Qalam Institute podcast where we will be discussing the Fiqh of Social Media with Sh. AbdulNasir Jangda.

This episode covers:

  • What led Sh. AbdulNasir to start addressing social media issues in the Muslim community from early on?
  • Applying Islamic principles in this unprecedented time
  • The Muslim internet legend who helped come up with program ideas like The Fiqh of Facebook
  • Handling gender interaction online
  • Practical principles for understanding how to handle gender interactions online
  • Is it ok to leave people to police themselves online?
  • The biggest challenge facing our community today.
  • What Sh. AbdulNasir hopes to see out of the Fiqh of Social Media project

Seerah Quiz 23

As always, answers will be available on our Facebook page tomorrow.

  1. During Al-Isra Wal-Miraj, the Prophet (saw) was touring Paradise and heard some sounds. He (saw) was told that these were the footsteps of Bilal (ra). When the Prophet (saw) asked Bilal (ra) the next day what he did to receive this honor, what did Bilal (ra) say?
    1. He visited a sick person each day
    2. He completed the Quran every three days
    3. He was always in a state of wudu
    4. He endured more suffering than the other companions (ra)
  2. The Prophet (saw) mentioned a sin where the punishment was for the sinner to eat dead meat. Which sin was this referring to?
    1. Adultery
    2. Murder
    3. Backbiting
    4. Slander
  3. The companions (ra) unanimously agree that the Prophet (saw) did not see Allah during during Al-Isra Wal-Miraj.
    1. True
    2. False
  4. How many daily prayers did Allah originally tell the Prophet (saw) to establish?
    1. 50
    2. 24
    3. 12
    4. 5d
  5. After speaking to Musa (as), the Prophet (saw) went back to Allah multiple times and asked for a reduction in the amount of daily prayers. Allah decreased the prayers by 5 each time until arriving at 5 prayers total each day. What is significant about this?
    1. It shows the wisdom of Musa (as) that he knew the Ummah would have a tough time keeping up with 50 prayers each day
    2. It shows the love the Prophet (saw) has for us that he went back to Allah so many times to ask Allah to be easier on us
    3. It shows the love Allah has for the Prophet (saw) that he allowed him multiple visits rather than just setting the amount of prayers at 5 from the start
    4. All of the above
  6. After the Prophet (saw) completed Al-Isra Wal-Miraj and came back to Mecca, he was sitting in a gathering of people. Which of the following is true about this incident?
    1. None of disbelievers believed the Prophet (saw) when he told them what had happened the previous day
    2. The Prophet (saw) was asked to describe Masjid al-Aqsa and described it in perfect detail and those in the gathering who had been there weren’t able to contradict him
    3. Abu Bakr (ra) was in the gathering and affirmed everything the Prophet (saw) said even though he had no way of knowing this was true other than faith
    4. All of the above
  7. The majority of scholars agree that both parts of Al-Isra Wal-Miraj (the night journey and the ascension to the heavens) occurred on the same night and were physical experiences.
    1. True
    2. False
  8. Al-Isra Wal-Miraj was one of the greatest experiences in the life of the Prophet (saw) as he got to meet Allah. After it was over, the Prophet (saw) was given an amazing gift that allowed him and his followers to recreate that experience on a regular basis. What was that gift?
    1. Dua
    2. The five daily prayers
    3. Dreams that showed that night
    4. The last ten nights of Ramadan



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