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Women in Islam
& Refutation of some Common Misconceptions

Abdul-Rahman Al-Sheha

Translated by:
Abu Salman Deya ud-Deen Eberle

Edited by:
Abu Ayoub Jeromē Boulter Abdurrahman Murad Revised Edition

This book deals with the following questions and issues:
The state of women through the ages: women in the preIslamic Arab society; Indian society; Chinese society; Greek society; Roman society; traditional Jewish society; traditional Christian society; and modern secular society. Matters in which Men and Women are equal in Islam: in basic humanity; in application of obligations; in rewards and punishments in this worldly life and the hereafter; in ownership and the freedom of financial transaction; in preserving the honor and nobility; in mandatory education; and in bearing responsibility towards reforming the society. Women‟s status and rights in various stages of life in the Muslim society: as a baby, child and young girl; as a sister; as a wife; as a mother; as kinsfolk and neighbor, and as a woman in general. Misconceptions about women‟s rights and obligations in Islam and their refutation: on polygyny; on leadership and responsibility; on the marriage Contract and guardianship; on wife discipline; on honor killing; on divorce; on testimony; on inheritance; on blood money; on employment; and on Hijab (covering head and face).


Table of Contents
      Foreword of Translator Preface Introduction Demands about Women's Rights Status of Women throughout the Ages: Women in the PreIslamic Societies and Civilizations Women's Rights in Islam: in general, as children and daughters, as sisters, as wives, as mothers. 1. Care for Women in General, and the Equality of Men and Women in Islam, and their complementary nature to one another 2. Women as Children and Daughters 3. Women as Wives 4. Women as Mothers 5. Women as Kinfolks and Neighbors 6. Misconceptions about Women in Islam 7. Polygyny in Islam 8. Power of Guardianship...


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