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From Social Butterfly to Humble Modest Muslim

From Social Butterfly to Humble Modest Muslim

    Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said: “I have been sent down by God to teach moral virtues and to evolve them to highest perfection.” (Authenticated by Al-Albani, 273) Before accepting Islam,...

Islam and Women

Islam and Women

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009   The dualism in Islam allows for two ways to treat women. They can be honored and protected, or they can be beaten. Today, Western nations allow Islamic women to...

Women’s rights in Islamic civilization

Women’s rights in Islamic civilization

Written by Islamstory Introduction Islam provided woman with care and attention, elevated her status, and provided her with honor and good treatment whether she is a daughter, wife, sister or mother. Islam stated that...

Teacher Said, “Muhammad Married 6 Year Old Girl” – Is It True?

Teacher Said, “Muhammad Married 6 Year Old Girl” – Is It True?

HELP! I am 9th grade student of Catholic school here in Karachi, Pakistan. Help us please! We have been given assignment: “Why did the Prophet marry a six year old girl (Ayesha)?” (Why is...

Misconception .. In Islam, women are inferior to men

Misconception .. In Islam, women are inferior to men

Misconception In Islam, women are inferior to men because: a man can marry up to 4 wives, a woman can marry only one man  a man’s share of inheritance is bigger than a woman’s ...

Honor Killings in the Name of Religion

Honor Killings in the Name of Religion

by Mohamad K. Yusuff A few weeks ago, ABC News magazine, Nightline, televised a documentary, originally produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), titled, A Matter of Honor, on two consecutive nights — February...

Kind Treatment of Wives

Kind Treatment of Wives

God instructs men to be nice to their wives and to treat them well to the best of their ability: “…And live with them in kindness…” (Quran 4:19) The Messenger of God said, The...

Selecting a Marriage Partner

Selecting a Marriage Partner

Marriage is recommended for partners who share a common way of life. The matrimonial partners should be able to fulfill their purpose of creation as defined by Allah. They should be able to effectively...

Why Two Women Witnesses?

Why Two Women Witnesses?

Adapted from the book by Shamshad.M.Khan with modifications and additions A question that repeatedly arises is that concerning the ‘Position of Women in Islam’. Muslim scholars have been able with great success – despite...

Does Islam Allow Wife Beating?

Does Islam Allow Wife Beating?

Respected scholars! Does Islam allow wife beating? Some husbands are violent and they say that the Quran allows them to beat their wives. Is there any logical explanation given regarding men being allowed to...