Majdi Muhammad Ash-Shahawi
Marital Discord Causes and Cures
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 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.
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.
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.
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.