Complicated: A-Z of Modern Women’s Fiqh - 09 - Cameras, Cartoons, and Image Creation
A baby is born, and her parents quickly empty their camera rolls and prepare for the barrage of photos that will fill their phone’s memory capacity. She grows, and now she is learning to draw her first Mama and Papa stick figures. She obsesses over dolls and cartoon characters, and wants them embroidered on every shirt, backpack, and matching lunchbag. What are the fiqh rulings regarding images in their various manifestations?
In this session, Shaykh Waleed Basyouni explains common misconceptions about image-making, the intent behind the hadith prohibitions, and how social and educational benefit shape these rulings.