July 07, 2010

Heartache: Fatwa Forbids Muslim Women on Oprah, Dr. Phil

Is it against Islam to ask Oprah or Dr. Phil for financial advice? Yes it is.


In response to a question by a Moroccan woman residing in the United States, the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, which is part of the Egyptian Endowments Ministry, ruled that Muslim women may not appear on the talk shows of Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Phil to ask for financial help, because it harms the image of Muslims. The fatwa advises Muslims in need of help to appeal to their fellow Muslims in the U.S.
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By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 04:35 PM | Comments |