Amr Abdul-Mun'im Saleem
Important Lessons for Muslim Women
In English. Also includes Arabic citations from the Koran with English translations.
SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE is an invaluable guide written by a qualified and experienced Islamic relationship counsellor. Divided into four main parts, it offers: Pre-marriage advice including what factors to consider when searching for a spouse and advice on how to make a smooth transition from single to married life Practical, everyday tips on keeping the love alive Guidance on how to get through those minor rough patches with greater understanding and how to communicate effectively with each other.
The commentary includes a variety of discussions, including linguistic analysis, exegesis, historical contentions, legal rulings, and of course, spiritual lessons. At the end of the book, Shaykh Rami has included the original Arabic text with translation as well as a section with just the Arabic text for easy memorization.
THE IDEAL FATHER: IN LIGHT OF THE QUR'AN, SUNNA AND TRADITION looks at the various stages of fatherhood and discusses Islamic rites and tradition, nurturing and fostering, education, upbringing, the onus and rights of the couple, father and children and also illustrates the differences between imprudent and wise fathers. It is essential that every father reads this book. For this book makes him aware of his responsibilities and also provides a means of fulfilling those duties and achieving the desired objective.
This book examines several controversial topics such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation, polygyny and the failure to educate women and girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced practice. In this 3rd edition of Bent Rib, important information has been updated and new and interesting developments in these areas are discussed with regard to their impact on Muslim women and their society.
Islam regards marriage as a great act of worship because it is a responsible affair and a means of preventing a person from many forms of sins i.e. fornication, casting of the gaze upon unlawful things etc. Islam has explained in great detail the concept of marriage and all what is affiliated to it. Inspite of the fact that marriage is supposed to be a peaceful and a tranquil affair, today it has become a very questionable matter irrespective of ones religion, ethnicity, gender and prosperity.
Can a Muslim woman have a role beyond the domestic realm? For a variety of reasons, ranging from the financial to the intellectual, many Muslim women choose to work in fields that take them beyond the domestic realm, in many cases enhancing their roles in the home with their families. Beyond the Kitchen draws upon the real-life experiences of working Muslim women and discusses their challenges, from juggling domestic chores, family commitments and workplace demands to dealing with challenges such as wearing hijab in the workplace and deciding whether or not to attend the office Christmas party.
Pregnancy is an ultimate time to turn to Allah. Not only is it a physical process, it is also a spiritual and emotional journey filled with excitement and apprehension. Heaven Under Your Feet accompanies sisters along this beautiful phase in life. Whilst there is lots of advice-packed literature out there for the expectant mother, this book broaches the subject from the perspective of a Muslimah, addressing the thoughts and concerns of someone looking for an Islamic viewpoint on what is a unique and special moment in her life.