Islamic polygamy addresses the social problems of prostitution and extramarital affairs common in the West. Instead of cheating – infidelity is one of the top reasons for divorce in the West – Islam allows a man to marry more than one wife, with full recognition of the rights of all of them.
Why did Allah the Almighty exempt the Prophet’s (peace and blessings upon him) wives from this divine decree? This is because when any Muslim woman is divorced, she can remarry after her waiting period is over. Thus, she can go on with her life, normally and happily.
Islam is the religion of love, mercy, piety and maintaining relations. It promotes all kinds of love. One of the most important obligations upon Muslims is to become the ambassadors of Islam, showing its beauty through their manners, words, and actions.
Allah addresses His Messenger Mohammad through a Qur’anic didactic dialogue to guide the believing Muslim woman regarding their moral etiquette.
How does Islam see the woman as a daughter and a wife? What rights do they have in Islam? How has the role of women in Muslim society changed?
A wife is entitled to receive a dowry from her husband which a marriage contract is void without it. What are the other rights of the wife towards her husband?
Marriage plays such a large part in human affairs that it must necessarily be taken into account in treating of the religious life.
What are the particular values or traits of Islamic family life that so many are finding so appealing?
In marriage there is comfort to the soul, there is beauty to look at, there is company, and there is play and joking and relaxation, all of which relieve the heart from its burdens…