Sex and society in Islam

birth control before the nineteenth century
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge
Birth control -- Islamic countries -- His
StatementB.F. Musallam.
SeriesCambridge studies in Islamic civilization
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LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.I742
The Physical Object
Paginationix,176p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22213027M
ISBN 100521248744

Sex and Society in Islam book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this study of birth control in the classical Islamic wor /5.

Sex and Society in Islam considers the impact of birth control in classical Islamic world and argues that contrary to most beliefs, contraceptives were sanctioned by Islamic law and opinion. Contraceptive methods were available throughout pre-modern times and were used to meet social, economic, personal and medical by: Sex and Sexuality in Islam.

by Muslim Women's League September Even though it comprises only part of our identities, the sexuality of women represents so much more; such that women's sexuality has been viewed as something to be. Islamic Perspective on Sex_____ 5. Islam considers marriage an innate need in the life of the individual.

Love, mercy, and altruism spread in society, and it preserves the human race by means of procreation. One's chastity, honor and dignity are preserved through it; therefore. Get this from a library. Sex and society in Islam: birth control before the nineteenth century.

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[Basim Musallam] -- In this study of birth control in the classical Islamic world, Basim Musallam demonstrates the wide range of evidence available to dispel many assumptions current today.

Medieval Arabic discussions. Islam emphasizes on foreplay. Imam ‘Ali (A.S.) says, “When you intend to have sex with your wife, do not rush because the woman (also) has needs (which should be fulfilled).” 1 Sex without foreplay has been equated to cruelty.

The Prophet (S) said, “Three people are cruel: a person who has sex with his wife before foreplay.” 2.

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Society and the sexes in medieval Islam. Malibu, Calif.: Undena Publications, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Afaf Lutfi Sayyid-Marsot.

Get this from a library. Sex and society in Islam: birth control before the nineteenth century. [Basim Musallam]. Erotology in Islam. There is a rich tradition of Islamic erotology (the study of sexual behavior) lost to most Muslims in modern society.

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During his studies at al-Azhar University, Akande attained access to Islamic scholarship studying sex in the context of faith. Islam, major world religion that emphasizes monotheism, the unity of God (‘Allah’ in Arabic), and Muhammad as his final messenger in a series of revelations.

As the literal word of God, the Qur’an makes known the Sex and society in Islam book of God, to which humans must surrender (lending the name Islam, meaning ‘surrender’). Contraceptive methods were available throughout pre-modern times and were used to meet social, economic, personal and medical needs.

Sex and Society in Islam considers the impact of birth control as a factor in demographic change, and therefore in social history. Fatima Mernissi's book, Beyond the Veil subtitled as "Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society," is a study of the male-female relationship in the present Moroccan society.

It is important to bear in mind that the attitude of the Muslims of Morocco does not necessarily represent Islam. Shelves: islam-salafism, islam-total-read, islamic-books-by-muslimahs, islam-women, womens-studies Salafis have the most disingenuous, depressing and contradictory views on women.

Al-Farouqi invokes esque arguments in her book where equality for women is inequality and inequality is actually truly equality!/5(2). Book reviews: B.F. MUSALLAM, Sex and Society in Islam: Birth Control before the Nineteenth Century, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, P.

Hardy The Indian Economic & Social History Review 4, Author: P. Hardy. When is Sex Forbidden. Islam has forbidden sexual intercourse during menstruation. The Qur’an says: “They ask you about menstruation.

Say: Menstruation is a discomfort (for women). Do not establish sexual relations with them during the menses and do not approach them (sexually) until the blood stops.

Then when they have cleansed themselves, you go into them as Allah has. I am not an expert on homosexuality in Islam, by any means, and so I'm not well-versed in what other progressive scholars have said, but I was intrigued by his analysis.

Kugle is a USAmerican Muslim, and also a scholar of Islam. This book is helpfully broken down by source of argument, so he devotes different chapters/5.

After sex, as well as menstruation, Islam requires men and women to do ghusl (major ritual washing with water, ablutions), and in some Islamic communities xoslay (prayers seeking forgiveness and purification), as sex and menstruation are considered some of the causes that makes men and women religiously impure.

Contraceptive methods were available throughout pre-modern times and were used to meet social, economic, personal and medical needs. Sex and Society in Islam considers the impact of birth control as a factor in demographic change, and therefore in social history.

(source: Nielsen Book Author: Musallam, Basim. "Fiction and Reality: Sources for the Role of Sex in Medieval Muslim Society" published on 01 Jan by Brill. Islam and Contemporary Society. Most Muslims are comfortable practicing their faith in the contemporary world.

Relatively few feel there is an inherent conflict between being religiously devout and living in a modern society, and the prevailing view in most countries surveyed is that there is no inherent conflict between religion and science.

Sex, Violence, and Radical Islam: Why 'Persepolis' Belongs in Public Schools Administrators in Chicago may think they're protecting students by limiting access to a controversial graphic novel.

The Book of Certainty: The Sufi Doctrine of Faith, Vision and Gnosis. Cambridge, UK: The Islamic Texts Society, Smith, Grace Martin and Carl W. Ernst, eds. Manifestations of Sainthood in Islam.

In an analysis of Islamic law through the prism of gender, Judith Tucker tackles these complex questions relating to the position of women in Islamic society, and to the ways in which the legal system impacted on the family, property rights, space and sexuality, from classical and medieval times to the by: A discussion of prohibitions in intimate relationships.

This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of Islam.

New articles are added every week. Also, it. Islamic views on slavery represent a complex and multifaceted body of Islamic thought, with various Islamic groups or thinkers espousing views on the matter which have been radically different throughout history.

Slavery was a mainstay of life in pre-Islamic Arabia and surrounding lands. The Quran and the hadith (sayings of Muhammad) address. The legal philosophers of Islam, such as Ghazali, Shatibi, and Shah Wali Allah explain that the aim of Sharia is to promote human welfare. This is evident in the Qur'an, and teachings of the Prophet.

Sex and Secularism is a genealogy of the discourse of secularism that takes aim at the current-day revival of Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilization” thesis, which presents Islam and Muslims as existential threats to a peaceful and democratic secular society.

Secularism is thought to be the key to equality between the sexes, but Scott. Both Islam and Christianity proscribe sex outside of marriage, and some conservative Christian groups have been highly effective at persuading individuals to delay first sex (sometimes until marriage) (Rostosky et al.

As a group, however, there is reason to believe the world’s Christians have not been as effective or cohesive as the Cited by: The new religion of Islam taught that there was one God, and that Muhammad was the last and most important in a series of prophets and messengers.

Through his messengers God had sent various codes, or systems of laws for living, culminating in the Qur'an (Koran), the holy book of Islam. Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.

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In a society where homosexuals and adulterers are stoned to death for so called “sexual immorality” you would expect a similar outcome for someone caught having sex with an animal but surprisingly this is not the case!! and even Islamic thinker (like Ayatullah Khomeini)recommend proper way to have sex with animals!!!!In their book Islamic Law and Muslim Same-Sex Unions, Junaid Jahangir and Hussein Abdullatif argue that interpretations which view the Quranic narrative of the people of Lot and the derived classical notion of liwat as applying to same-sex relationships reflect the sociocultural norms and medical knowledge of societies that produced those.The Muslim holy book, the Koran, tells the story of Lot and the destruction of Sodom - and sodomy in Arabic is known as "liwat," based on Lot's name.

Men having sex with each other should be punished, the Koran says, but it doesn't say how - and it adds that they should be left alone if they repent.