In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful
There is none worthy of worship except Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah
Tahir Foundation - Commemorating the life and works of,
Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih IV (rh).

Question and Answer Session held on 27th May 1989 Part 2

Q1 @ 00:01 Would you like to see Salman Rushdie’s book banned. I want a straight answer. Explanation of Blasphemy.

Q2 @ 11:20 If Holy Prophet Muhammad(saw) was “Ummi” (unable to read/write), are the letters attributed to him authentic?

Q3 @ 13:08 How can the economy run in the absence of Interest?

Q4 @ 24:10 If there is no one to accompany a woman to Hajj, what can they do in this situation?

Q5 @ 26:30 I find no reference to ballot or voting in the time of Holy Prophet(saw) to seek opinion from the companions. Can you throw some light on this subject? And which method is preferable either a show of hands or ballot according to the teachings of Islam? Explanation of democracy.

Q6 @ 46:10 Wine is used in Western culture in cooking. I understand that once you cook it, it looses the intoxication. Is it ok to eat food cooked in wine?

Q7 @ 57:25 In reference to previous question of ballots and show of hands, what if there are lots of people and show of hands cannot be arranged?

Q8 @ 59:40 In some fast foods that add lards on buns. Explanation of halal slaughtering animals.