Within a century of the death of Mohammad, in 632, Muslim armies had conquered almost the whole of the world where Jews lived, from Spain eastward across North Africa and the Middle East as far as the eastern frontier of Iran and beyond, almost all the Jews in the world were now ruled by Islam. … Continue reading So, what did the Muslims do for the Jews?
The Sunni interpretation allows for disobedient wives to be beaten, but how many Sunni women know this? There could not possibly be any moral ambiguity on the issue of wife beating. Not in this day and age, I reassured myself. After all, Islam had not invented misogyny. Other faith traditions have had to address scriptures … Continue reading Muslim women shocked to learn that their Islam allows wife beating
http://youtu.be/JA33pXhqveI "Men are allowed to beat their wives", "women are subservient to men", "men are in charge of women" We hear the same arguments about women being treated badly in Islam again and again, and recently the same old arguments have cropped up on social media like Twitter and Facebook and blogs. So we took … Continue reading Women in Islam: The accusations answered (again)