There are too many characteristics of Lady Zahra (as) to choose from her but I think the spiritual connection with Almighty God is the most important one because of the way she...Read More »
What Are the Conditions of Mut’ah?
Temporary marriage refers to a marriage in which a man and woman without any restrictions of getting married, willingly, along with mentioning a specific mahr (dowry) and...Read More »
Polygamy Is Not a Principle in Islam: Sheikh of al-Azhar
In the views of Sheikh al-Azhar, the polygamy is not a principle in Islam, but rather, the goal of Islam is protecting the family...Read More »
Having Several Wives Is not Recommended: Ayatollah Khamenei
The view of Ayatollah Khamenei is that having several wives is permissible, but it has no rewards or recommendation. This view is supported in fiqh and is in accordance with the common view of...Read More »
Fatwa of al-Azhar about Hijab
The global center for fatwa in al-Azhar emphasized that, hijab is obligatory based on the apparent text of the Glorious Qur’an and traditions which are definite in positiveness and implication, without the need to...Read More »
Does a Wife Have the Right to Work according to Ayatollah Sistani?
The basic condition is that the work would not be incompatible with religious obligations such as covering and hijab, not being present in a place where is not secure from committing sin, caring for the....Read More »
The Right to Marry: Daughters and Elders in the Islamic Courts of Zanzibar
In rural Zanzibar, both lay people and legal professionals argue that women’s options in marriage could be improved by closer adherence to Islamic law....Read More »
Muslim Women in Indonesian Religious Courts
This essay investigates the reasons underlying women’s increasing use of the Islamic courts by examining the attitude of Indonesian Muslim women towards divorce and divorce law as reflected in the narratives they present when petitioning for divorce in court....Read More »
Ayatollah Mutahhari’s Challengeable Question on Polygamy
In spite of that did you ever hear during your life from even one individual: “I want to marry a second wife, but I am afraid I may not be able to observe justice and equality between my wives, should I...Read More »
What Are the Legal Obligations of a Wife towards Her Husband?
The sustainability, continuity and stability of a marital life depend on love, understanding and respect for mutual rights. In order for the family, which is small social unit, to be solidified and strengthened, the religion of...Read More »