Amr Abdul-Mun'im Saleem
Important Lessons for Muslim Women
In English. Also includes Arabic citations from the Koran with English translations.
The Excellence of Aishah The Mother of the Believers ''The Prophet is closer to the believers than their own selves, and his wives are their (believers) mothers (as regards respect and marriage)...'' We felt the need to compile the merits of ' Aishah, to make clear to the Muslims her weight in excellence, and to shed light on the life of piety that she led. We seek to emphasise that she will always remain on a high and lofty degree.
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.
Birth control, or family planning through contraception, has become a common practice in society. Many new methods of permanent and temporary contraception have become widespread. Consequently, Muslims have also increasingly begun adopting the various means of limiting or spacing out procreation. This no doubt has a deep influence on the very core of our society and thus raises many ethical and religious questions, particularly surrounding abortion. Birth Control & Abortion in Islam systematically and concisely presents the relevant rules and regulations of Islamic law on these issues.
Islamic Dress Code for Women compiled by Research Division, Darussalam Edited by: Abdul Rahman Abdullah. About the book: In our world of chaos and confusion concerning the unending problems of sexual abuses and perversion, most of mankind has all but given up hope on how to come to terms with this intractable of all problems. If we don't come up with a solution to face this dilemma, the disaster that accompanies these crimes will be upon us as a whole.
MEANS TO ATTAIN A HAPPY FAMILY LIFE Some husbands and some of the fathers, their laughter is reserved for the people outside of the home, and if you see him outside of his family, you would say, "Masha Allah! He does not stop laughing!" And he makes those around him laugh. But when he enters the home, he transforms into a lion! He does not smile in his wife's face, and he does not smile in his children's face! This is not living with them in kindness.
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.