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Imam Ahmed Syeed Ali Muhammed, Islam and women

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Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Apr 11, 2008 at 14:12

According to your words, "the Islam I practice says women should be respected, and treated equal to men, that they can do whatever they want provided it's pleasing to God". I assume that as an "Imam", your guidance comes from the "Glorious Qur'an". And here is what the "Glorious Qur'an" has to say about women:

2.228 But men have a degree of advantage over them.

2.282 Let his guardian dictate faithfully, and get two witnesses, out of your own men, and if there are not two men, then a man and two women,

3.118 O ye who believe! Take not into your intimacy those outside your ranks: They will not fail to corrupt you. They only desire your ruin: Rank hatred has already appeared from their mouths: What their hearts conceal is far worse.

4.11 Allah (thus) directs you as regards your Children's (Inheritance): to the male, a portion equal to that of two females

4.24 Also (prohibited are) women already married, except those whom your right hand possess (as captives in the wars)

4.34 As to those women on whose part ye fear disloyalty and ill-conduct, admonish them (first), (Next), refuse to share their beds, (And last) beat them.

A True Imam must obey the Qur'an, is it possible you don't?


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