Islam teaches that marriage is ‘half of religion’ because it fulfils so many basic needs of individuals and of society, it is the corner-stone upon which the whole Muslim life is built.
Modern life brings strains and pressures which can upset even the most compatible relationship. This means that nowadays, to protect the spirit of cooperation and happiness which is the sign of the true Islamic marriage, careful thought needs to be given to the mechanisms which help husband and wife to live together and respect each other’s rights. This highly-readable book takes the reader through the relevant passages in the Qur’an and Hadith, and goes on to discuss the main social and emotional problems that can afflict relationship.
Ruqaiyyah Maqsood was Head-of Religious at various schools in England. Among her seventeen books on many aspects of religion she has written the much acclaimed “Teach Yourself Islam”.
A highly prized book that meets the need for a guide for Muslim couples, married or planning marriage. Drawing on Islamic sources of the Qur’an and Sunnah the author discusses the main emotional, social and sexual problems that can afflict relationships, suggesting many practical ways in which they can be resolved.