Adoption in Islam

MV: What does Islam have to do with Adoption? This question probably doesn’t run through many Muslims or Non-Muslims. Islam has many things to say about adopting orphan children. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) once said that a person who cares for an orphaned child will be in Paradise with him, and motioned to show that they would be as close as two fingers of a single hand.  An orphan himself, Muhammad paid special attention to the care of children.  He himself adopted a former slave and raised him with the same care as if he were his own son. However, … Continue reading Adoption in Islam

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