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Women in Islam

Philosophy of Creation of Woman

In two Qur’anic verses a reference is made to a subject from which we can conclude a supposition that the woman was created for the man and she being a parasite to him. Herewith I cite these verses, after which I will elaborate and explain their meanings: • “He it is Who created you from a single self and from it did He make his mate that he may dwell ... Read More »

Creation of Woman out of Man

When reading some of the Qur’anic verses, we may come to conclude that Allah has created the woman from the man, and this is considered a kind of deficiency on the part of the women. These verses are the following: “O mankind! Be careful of your duty to your Lord Who created you from a single self and created from it, its mate, and from them twain hath spread abroad ... Read More »

Creation of Man & Woman

The Holy Qur’an The Qur’an is verily the most important source for recognition of religion, as it being an intact and uncorrupted book, to which other books and sources should be measured and judged, and accepted only when proved to be compatible and incongruous to it. For getting acquainted with the Qur’anic view in respect of the character of the woman, I shall put forth six questions the answers of ... Read More »

Character of Woman

The issue of the woman’s character has a leading role in recognising the woman in every creed and religion, and every thought course can, through the portrait it displays for the woman’s character, give its opinion and lay bare its stance in respect of other affairs of the woman. In other words, all other subjects like: woman’s rights, her social participation, moral perfections and veil and adornment are relevant and ... Read More »

The position of women in expanding the divine values/2

The position of women in expanding the divine values/2

In the previous post we talked about the position of the women in expanding the values in the society and we mentioned two great women as the samples. So let’s continue that. Another sample for helping the religion of Allah throughout the history of Islam was lady Zaynab, the honorable daughter of Imam Ali and Lady Fatimah. After the very tragic event of Karbala, an event in which the third ... Read More »

The position of women in expanding the divine values/1

The position of women in expanding the divine values/1

The main mission of the divine Prophets throughout the history was to convey the message of Allah to the people. The history bears witness that the position of the women for carrying the religions and values and expanding them in the society is obvious. There were and are some women that along with the men could and can make the society into a better state. At the beginning of the ... Read More »

Temporary marriage in Islam

Temporary marriage in Islam

One of the Islamic rules regarding the women is the temporary marriage. In this kind of marriage two persons get married with each other for a specific time. Some People criticize Islam because of having this rule and say that it is a way for fulfilling the lustful desires. So let’s talk about it. The main reason of the permanent marriage is to establish a foundation of family and create ... Read More »

Divorce in Islam-3

Divorce in Islam-3

In the previous post we said that in Islam in the normal situations the right of divorce is in the hand of men, and we also said that it does not mean that the women never have the right to separate. Someone might ask if Islam has given this right to man, so isn’t this a way in which some men can irritate and annoy their wives and in fact ... Read More »

Divorce in Islam-2

Divorce in Islam-2

In the previous post we talked about the position of divorce in Islam. At the end we posed some questions regarding the nature of divorce, like is getting divorce good or bad? Or to whom this right must be given? Does it have any condition? So let’s continue that. There are five possibilities or theories about the above mentioned questions: 1- Removing every condition for divorce and making it so ... Read More »

Divorce in Islam-1

Divorce in Islam-1

Islam wants the family covenant to be firm and stable and getting divorce is known in the Islamic teachings as the most hatred Halal and legal act. If two individuals want to get married with each other, according to Islamic laws it can be done so easily, but when spouses want to divorce there are some necessary conditions which make it hard to happen, like having witnesses that they are ... Read More »