Is it permissible for my mother to use my father’s life insurance payout?

Q: Is it permissible for my mother to be using my father’s life insurance payout and keeping it? My father took out life insurance in 1987. He did not know it was haram. I think on the policy it says 60% equity and 40 % property. I am not sure how much my father payed […]

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What is the ruling on life insurance?

Q: What is the ruling on life insurance? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: According to the overwhelming majority of Muslim scholars conventional insurance including conventional life insurance, is not permitted. Whilst a minority of scholars have tried to reason for the permissibility of conventional insurance such reasoning has generally been rejected hence […]

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