Archive for the ‘Gender Issues’ Category

Monogamy is not Biblical: Early Christianity Recognised Polygamy

Polygamy in Early Christianity by Ibn Anwar Polygamy in Islam is often seen by Christians as something sinful worthy of mockery. They are proud of their supposedly monogamous culture and believe, erroneously so, that polygamy is proscribed by their religion based on the Bible, and thus, polygamy is to be shunned. As for the biblical […]

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 […]

To avoid hell avoid women

An examination of Revelation 14:4 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) The first Muslim apologist to mention this verse as an argument against Christianity was Shabir Ally in a debate that he had with Sam Shamoun. In the debate the former cited the eminent theologian Prof. William Barclay after Sam Shamoun charged him with misrepresenting the […]

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 […]