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When confronted with a problem for which there is no direct answer for in the Quran or the hadith, Muslim theologians would engage in ijtihad (independent judgment). This is done as a last resort, and that that is the case says almost all that needs to be said about religion in a general sense. The doctrine…
According to the historian Robert Payne, during the iconic Battle of Badr (the first exchange between the Muslims and pagan Meccans), Muhammad had given the order to delay engaging the enemy and first shower them with arrows. After communicating such, both he and Abu Bakr (his father-in-law through Aisha and a close companion) retreated to…
This probably happens a lot given that the group’s ranks are often filled with impoverished and illiterate young men.
The Divine Will might be best explained as a game of celestial telephone over the course of several millennia.
In my college days I knew a relatively Americanized Muslim student whose parents’ plan to have her hymen checked before marrying her off forced her to resort to other methods of gratification with her boyfriend. This gross invasion of one’s private matters by their parents is just another drop in the endless stream of anecdotal evidence which leads us to a fairly obvious conclusion: where religion is involved people have (and always will) find creative ways to do as they please. I once spotted a Muslim woman with a headscarf making out with her saintly-looking bearded boyfriend in the parking lot outside the university’s library. This was no innocent love-peck given his hand was placed inexorably underneath her shirt.
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