Archive for the ‘Gender Issues’ Category

The Bible demands that a rape victim marries her rapist for life

Does Deuteronomy 22:28-29 teach that a female rape victim gets married to her rapist? By Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons.)     The short and simple answer to the above question is yes. A lot of Christians however, would have us believe that the verses at hand have nothing to do with a raped victim and that […]

Torchbearers of knowledge in Islam

Female Scholars in Islam by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) and al-Jamalullail The transmission of hadith collections and even the compilation of new ones with very elevated isnads in the post-canonical era was an area in which women could excel. Because they often lived longer than men, women could become the most sought after transmitters of books. […]

Treatment of women in the Bible

 The amazing Biblical treatment of women by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)    Christian missionaries often accuse Islam of mistreating women. They claim that the Qur’an and the Sunnah teach that women are inferior and that this particular sex is oppressed by Allah and his Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. Na’udhubillah. In this article we will be comparing […]