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Should women go out and work like men? An Islamic Perspective

Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Translated by Adeel* These days the idea that women should work with men on equal footings is pressed upon with full force.  The influence of modern western thought has spread this idea across the globe without considering as to why man and woman have been created with physical differences if they were to undertake similar tasks? ... Read More »

Women in Islam: Are they subservient to men?

Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Translation by Adeel Allah Almighty says in the Qur’an: الرِّجَالُ قَوَّامُونَ عَلَى النِّسَاءِ بِمَا فَضَّلَ اللَّهُ بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ  Men are in charge (qawwām) of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other.[1]  Today, we find immense propaganda pertaining to feminism and the idea of men and women being equal. In such ... Read More »

Muhammad b. Qasim and the true story of “damsels in distress”

Waqar Akbar Cheema 1. Introduction In recent times we have seen a host of pseudo-intellectuals and self-styled historians with borrowed minds questioning the episodes of Islamic history that they fail to reconcile with the peculiar image of the Muslim heroes originally painted either by the Orientalists or Hindu fanatics. Backdrop of Muhammad bin Qasim’s conquest of Sindh is one such ... Read More »

Hadith and the Idea of Women Majority in Hell

1. Introduction Christians often use a Hadith to malign Islam that women are not given equal rights and are condemn to remain in the hell fire. While they lie they try to make some issue out of the following Hadith.  عن ابن عباس، قال: قال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: «أريت النار فإذا أكثر أهلها النساء، يكفرن» قيل: أيكفرن بالله؟ ... Read More »

Hadith on Prophet Sulayman Visiting Multiple Wives in a Single Night

Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract A few people have objected to the authenticity of a hadith regarding a vow taken by Prophet Sulayman to sleep with a large number of his wives in a single night despite the narration being recorded in Sahih Al-Bukhari and others with authenticated chains. The objectors have trouble with the narrated number of wives – which ... Read More »

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