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 … Read the rest

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 Read the rest

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 … Read the rest