Fatwas by Dr. Abou El Fadl
Dr. Abou El Fadl receives numerous inquiries on a broad range of issues pertaining to Islamic law. From time to time, he will issue fatawa (non-binding legal opinions) on various matters. These fatawa are for educational purposes only and not necessarily applicable to all situations and cases. They are written in response to specific questions. We have included both the letter of inquiry as well as the response. Also, please note that these responsa reflect Dr. Abou El Fadl's views at the time of their writing. He continues to research and reflect on these weighty matters ongoing.
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