I took Cultural Anthropology, World Religion, Philosophy, Social Environment classes and I have the Quran at home.In school, professors makes Islam and all other religions seem very peaceful and I guess it has a lot to do with freedom of religion and ethics. I am a Psychology major, while taking psychology courses I realized that Islam created people who are ignorant, dependent and selfish. Mohammad – “Muslim women should be able to marry non-Muslim men” When Huma Abedin, aide to Hilary Clinton, married Anthony Weiner, New York Congressman, it sent tongues wagging in the Muslim community. The question that makes even the most open-minded Imams squirm was revived – Can a Muslim woman marry a non-Muslim man? Fadl’s response echoes the sentiments I have heard from other scholars as well.She did the unthinkable, the ultimate taboo for a good Muslim girl from a good Muslim family – she married a Jew… The answer in all the major schools of thought has traditionally been a resounding NO. As such, the bases for this opinion are two ayats [Qu’ran verses], the opinions of scholars I have questioned, and my own research.The most serious danger of eating pork is that pork contains tapeworms which may grow to a length of 2-3 meters.The growth of the eggs of these worms in the human body may lead to insanity and hysteria if they grow in the area of the brain.Moreover it lives on dirt and filth, and it is something that is off-putting to those of a sound nature who refuse to touch it, because eating it is either a cause or a sign of a person’s oddness. Pork is regarded as one of the kinds of meat that contain the most cholesterol, an increase of which in the bloodstream leads to an increased likelihood of blocked arteries.
I have been watching a lot of your interviews and your debates with Muslims and I have learned so much from you and Ali Sina.
all good and lawful as regards things, deeds, beliefs, persons and foods), and prohibits them as unlawful Al‑Khabaa’ith (i.e.
all evil and unlawful as regards things, deeds, beliefs, persons and foods)”We do not doubt for an instant that the pig is a dirty and filthy animal, and that eating it is harmful to man.
Having taught this workshop in our & in my home several times, this is the first year my 9-year-old will participant. My cousin wonders why she needs to learn so early about puberty especially since she may not get her period until 11-12.
There are a myriad of reasons why this channel of communication needs to be opened: because girls are maturing earlier every decade, because we live in a world of texting & Youtube, because they will hear about it somewhere; at school, at your friend’s dinner party or from an older, ‘wiser’ neighborhood teenager. If you google muslim-puberty-girls, there is a dearth of any usable literature or practical advice.