English rendering of a classical work on the lives of the virtuous wives of the Noble Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him). Also found in this book is the rights and dues afforded to the Mothers of the Believers, their rank, the homelife of the Noble Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), the Wisdom in his marrying multiple women, and the ruling of hijab. Mention is also made of other women related to the Noble Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him).
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.