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Islamic Law is not Misogynistic
Islamic Law is not Misogynistic
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Details:  Islamic Law is not Misogynistic : New,
*[A5] Paperback - 188 pages,
by Imam Muhammad at-Tawil [d.1436h],
Translated by Mahdi Lock,
Published by Foreword Publications.




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Some people have brought up the problem of “the masculinism of Islamic Law”, claiming that they are doing so in order for women to be defended and shown justice, and to clarify the injustice they have suffered as a result of legislations that have been influenced by the authority of men and their masculinism.


It is a baseless claim and a false statement the purpose of which is to defame our legal scholars and create misgivings about Islamic Law. In these pages, I have written some brief sentences that should benefit anyone eagerly looking for the truth, and should silence every hypocrite, those who are not pleased for men and women to live under the shade of Islam, happy with its divine legislations and laws.





Imam Muhammad at-Tawil :

He is Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Qasim ibn Hassan at-Tawil, rahimahullah. He was born in the city of 'Ein Baridah in Morocco. His first teacher was his father, Imam Muhammad ibn Qasim, who was a great Imam in the sciences of recitation of the Qur'an & other fields in the revealed law.

Imam Muhammad at-Tawil memorised the Qur'an whilst still a young boy and went onto study with another great scholar by the name of Shaykh Muhammad al-Arabi al-Masari. He then completed his studies at the renowned University Al-Qarawiyyin.

Amongst his teachers :

---Imam Muhammad ibn Qasim,
---Shaykh Muhammad al-Arabi al-Masari,
---Shaykh Abu Bakr Jasus,
---Shaykh Muhammad al-'Imrani az-Zarhuni,
---Shaykh 'Abd al-Karim ad-Dawudi,
---Shaykh al-Arabi al-Shamsi,
---Shaykh 'Abd al-Aziz Bil-Khait,
---Shaykh 'Abd al-Hadi al-Yaq'ubi Bakhubza,
---Shaykh Habib al-Mahaji,
---Shaykh ibn Abd al-Qadir al-Baqali,
---Shaykh Muhammad al-Imrani,
---Shaykh 'Abd al-Karim al-Iraqi,
---Shaykh al-Faqih al-Ghumari.

As a teacher of Fiqh and Usul from the University of Al-Qarawiyyin, the Imam has showed great courage in tackling some of the most thorny and controversial issues of this current time. The Imam is the marja' of the land, head preacher and teacher for the Moroccans' as well as North Africa. His forceful stance on issues immediately surrounding the Revealed Law has made him a hero and champion to all who love knowledge and the truth.




Shaykh Mahdi Lock :

Mahdi Lock is a teacher, student, blogger, writer, and professional freelance translator of classical Arabic Islamic texts into English. He has been studying theology, law and other Islamic sciences for several years with teachers in England, North Africa and the Middle East.


To date, his translated works include :

---Kitāb al-Ḥalāl wa al-Ḥarām by Imam Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī,
---Kitāb al-Waqf from al-Mughnī al-Muḥtāj by al-Khaṭīb al-Shirbīnī,
---The introduction to al-Majmūʿ by Imam Yaḥyā al-Nawawī and,
---Sharḥ al-Ṣudūr by Imam Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī.








Table of Contents :

---About the Author :
---Foreword by Ustadh 'Ali al-Filali,

---Translator's Introduction,
---Acknowledgements.
---Preface,
---Introduction.


---The First Discussion: Refuting and Nullifying this Accusation Theoretically and Practically.

---[1]. The First Ignorance : The Meaning of Fiqh,
--------A Woman's Right to Go to the Masjid,
--------A Woman's Right to Contract a Marriage,
--------A Divorced Woman's Right to Expenditure and Accomodation,
--------A Woman's Right to Accomodation,
--------The Right of a Woman who is Divorced Irrevocably During her Husband's Final Illness to Inherit from Him,
--------A Woman Separates from Her Husband (Khul'),
--------The Female Apostate,
--------The Female Magician.

---[2]. The Second Ignorance : The Factual Matter of Fiqh and It's Rulings,
--------What Fiqh has Affirmed regarding Living with a Wife,
--------What Fiqh has Affirmed regarding Defects in a Spouse that would Necessitate the Right of Withdrawal.


---The Second Discussion: Clarifying the Fiqhi Rulings & It's Secrets in the Issues in which Men and Women are Different;
--------Polygyny,
--------A Woman's Blood Money.
--------Testifying,
--------Rulership,
--------The Wisdom behind Divorce being in the Hands of the Husband & not the Wife.

---[1]. A Woman's Inheritance;
--------The Divine Wisdom in Preferring Males over Females,
--------The Centrality of the Woman and Her Rank in Islamic Inheritance.

---[2]. The Islamic View of Being in Charge (Qiwamah),
--------Understanding (Qiwamah),
--------The Evidences for Qiwamah in the Revealed Law,
--------The Boundaries of this Qiwamah that has been Granted to Men.


---Appendix A: Women & Intellect by Imam Muhammad Sa'id Ramadan al-Buti,
---Appendix B: A Woman's Right to End her Marriage by Imam Muhammad Tawfiq Ramadan and Imam Rushdi Salin al-Qalam),
---Appendix C: The Dissolution of a Marriage Contract; A Way out for Oppressed Women by Imam Muhammad Tawfiq Ramadan,
---Appendix D: Women in the Masjid by Imam Yahya an-Nawawi followed by a fatwa by Imam 'Abdul Halim Mahmud,
---Appendix E: Can Women be Awliya' of Allah? by Imam 'Abdul Halim Mahmud.

---About the Translator.











*Dimensions : 21 x 14.9cm.







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