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To Mehmed & Zaidi : Allâh leads astray whom He wills and guides whom He wills (74:31)

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Submitted by Nuray (Portugal), Dec 1, 2005 at 03:46

Dear Mehmed & Zaidi,

I wrote that
"Islam encourages marriage. Adultery is forbidden. Our Messenger, peace upon him, married one of the slave women. Other Muslims fallowed him. "

Read this fallowing two successive verses.

4 - Surah An-Nisa'

24. Also (forbidden are) women already married, except those (captives and slaves) whom your right hands possess. Thus has Allâh ordained for you. All others are lawful, provided you seek (them in marriage) with Mahr (bridal money given by the husband to his wife at the time of marriage) from your property, desiring chastity, not committing illegal sexual intercourse, so with those of whom you have enjoyed sexual relations, give them their Mahr as prescribed; but if after a Mahr is prescribed, you agree mutually (to give more), there is no sin on you. Surely, Allâh is Ever All­Knowing, All­Wise.

25. And whoever of you have not the means wherewith to wed free, believing women, they may wed believing girls from among those (captives and slaves) whom your right hands possess, and Allâh has full knowledge about your Faith, you are one from another. Wed them with the permission of their own folk (guardians, Auliyâ' or masters) and give them their Mahr according to what is reasonable; they (the above said captive and slave-girls) should be chaste, not adulterous, nor taking boy-friends. And after they have been taken in wedlock, if they commit illegal sexual intercourse, their punishment is half that for free (unmarried) women. This is for him among you who is afraid of being harmed in his religion or in his body; but it is better for you that you practise self­restraint, and Allâh is Oft­Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Don't they confirm what I wrote before? Surely. The Last verse tells how Muslims should treat slave woman. They are encouraged to marry them, not to use as sex slave. This is one of the amazing technique of Quran helping Muslims to give up their bad habit from ‘Jahilliya' or age of ignorance.

Capturing woman and having free sex with them can not be justified in Islam. Woman are so valuable that men can't touch women without marriage. You can't find anything wrong or against human dignity.

This is how Allah sees a slave woman
A slave woman who believes is better than an unbelieving woman (2:221)

This is how Mehmed & Zaidi see a slave woman
"Sex with captured women and slave girls is Sunna "
"Sex with captured women/slave girls is divinely ordained"
These are your own misleading ideas. You can't generalize it for other Muslims.

I suspect that you are genuine Muslims. I advice you not to use Quran for your own desires.

45 - Surah Al-Jathiyah
Have you seen him who takes his own lust (vain desires) as his ilâh (god), and Allâh knowing (him as such), left him astray, and sealed his hearing and his heart, and put a cover on his sight. Who then will guide him after Allâh? Will you not then remember?

Nuray
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