Women and the Glorious Qurʼān: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses of Sūra An-Nisaʼ

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Universitńtsverlag G÷ttingen, 2004 - Feminist theory - 220 pages
 

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Page 19 - O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other (not that you may despise each other). Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is (he who is) the most righteous of you.
Page 166 - ... sons, or their women, or their slaves, or male attendants who lack vigour, or children who know naught of women's nakedness. And let them not stamp their feet so as to reveal what they hide of their adornment. And turn unto Allah together, O believers, in order that ye may succeed.
Page 123 - Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allah has given the one more (strength) than the other, and because they support them from their means.
Page 168 - Allah (thus) directs you as regards your children's (inheritance): to the male. A portion equal to that of two females: if only daughters, two or more, their share is two-thirds of the inheritance; if only one, her share is a half. For parents, a sixth share of the inheritance to each, if the deceased left children; if no children, and the parents are the (only) heirs, the mother has a third: if the deceased left brothers (or sisters) the mother has a sixth.
Page 94 - ... daughters and your mothers that have suckled you and your foster-sisters and mothers of your wives and your step-daughters who are in your guardianship, (born) of your wives to whom you have gone in; but if you have not gone in to them, there is no blame on you...
Page 152 - Allah)). 0 mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person (Adam), and from him (Adam) He created his wife (Hawwa (Eve)) and from them both He created many men and women; and fear Allah through Whom you demand (your mutual rights), and (do not cut the relations of) the wombs (kinship). Surely, Allah is Ever an All-Watcher over you.
Page 131 - And why should ye not fight in the cause of God and of those who, being weak, are ill-treated (and oppressed) - women and children, whose cry is 'Our Lord, rescue us from this town, whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from thee one who will help!
Page 166 - If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans, marry women of your choice, two, or three, or four ; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly [with them], then only one, or [a captive] that your right hands possess. That will be more suitable to prevent you from doing injustice.
Page 166 - ... fathers, or their sons, or their husband's sons, or their brothers or their brother's sons, or their sister's sons, or their (Muslim) women (ie their...
Page 34 - Koran (Sura iv. 23, forbidding men to 'inherit women against their will'): 'In the Jahillya, when a man's father or brother or son died and left a widow, the dead man's heir, if he came at once and threw his garment over her, had the right to marry her under the dowry of [ie already paid by] her [deceased] lord, or to give her in marriage and take her dowry.

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