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Initiating and Upholding an Islamic Marriage
Initiating and Upholding an Islamic Marriage
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Details: †Initiating and Upholding an Islamic Marriage,
*[A5] Paperback - 191 pages,
by Hedaya Hartford,
Published by Al-Fath.

Back in Stock December 2019

New Revised Edition

This Little book of Divine recipes, Islamic Marriage, draws from the works of several highly respected Muslim scholars. The book clarifies the Sacred Law on marriage, presents Prophetic teachings on the subject, and gives plain guidance for entering into a marriage, and sustaining it with happiness once inside it.

At a time when successful marriages are definitely on the decline, this book offers healing and encouragement, and hope for the attainment of felicity and success in this life and the next.

Review : "Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience, joined from years of study and counseling, Ustadha Hedaya Hartford not only identifies the causes of many contemporary marital problems, but she also addresses them with penetrating and practical solutions..." ---Imam Zaid Shakir.

Table of Contents :


---Chapter [I] Introduction,
---The First Steps,
---Marriage and the New Muslim,
---Who Should Marry.

---Chapter [II] Finding a Spouse,
---Love in Islam,
---Common Sense before Marriage,
---Fallacies about Happiness,
---Additional Factors,
---Men as Men, Women as Women,
---Created Differrent,
---Criterion for Selection,
---What to look for in a Man,
---What to Look for in a Woman,
---What to Avoid.

---Chapter [III] Rights and Obligations,
---Letter and Spirit,
---Duties of the Husband,
---The Wifes Rights,
---How to Treat your Wife,
---Helping your Wife's Spiritual Life,
---The Husbands responsibilities regarding Children,
---The Wifes Obligations,
---The Womens Jihad,
---Healthy Attitude,
---Appearance and Demeanor,
---Obedience or Abuse,
---The Wife who earns Paradise,
---Protocol with In-Laws.

---Chapter [IV] Staying Married,
---Setting the tone of the Islamic Marriage,
---After the Big Step-Marriage and the Nafs,
---Estbalishing Good Habits,
---Good Humour,
---Getting Along,
---Dealing with Problems,
---Stability and the Sacred Law,
---The Wise Husband,
---Love and Comfort,
---Tenderness and the Female Nature (Fitra),
---Bedroom Behaviour,
---Sunnas' of Intimate Contact,
---The Forbidden,
---The Question of Conception.

---Chapter [V] Divorce,

---Chapter [VI] Merits of Spiritual Marriage,

---Works Cited.

About the Author :† Ustadha Hedaya Hartford is known for her Shari'a expertise on women's issues regarding the fiqh of menstruation, lochia, marriage, divorce, and modern social issues. Born and raised in California, she holds a Bachelors of Arts in Arabic and Islamic History & Culture from the University of California, Berkeley. She converted to Islam in 1981.

In Egypt, Ustadha Hedaya studied for many years with Azhari scholars. She completed the second year of Shariah at al-Azhar; studied Hanafi fiqh with Dr. Abdul Aziz Izzat and Shaykh Fahmi Abdullah; and studied Aqida with Shaykh Abdul Aziz Batishti.

In Damascus, Syria, she studied several books in Usul & Hanafi fiqh including the Risala al-Birgivi (Imam Birgiviís manual on menstruation) with Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi; Hanafi fiqh, hadith and hadith sciences with Shaykh Adnan Darwish; Hanafi fiqh including Risala al-Birgivi with Shaykh Abdul Rahman Arjan; and menstruation and related issues according to the Shafi'i madhab with Shaykh Hussein Darwish, Anisa Hanan Da'doosh and Dr. Mustafa Khin. In Amman, Jordan, she studies Hanafi fiqh with Shaykh Ahmad al-Jammal and tafsir with Shaykh Ali Hani.

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Dimensions : 21 x 13.9cm.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 17 November, 2012.