Mohamedan Law Relating to Marriage, Dower, Divorce, Legitimacy and Guardianship of Minors, According to the Soonees, Volume 1

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Thacker, Spink & Company, 1895 - Divorce

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Page 6 - And fight for the religion of GOD against those who fight against you, but transgress not by attacking them first, for GOD loveth not the transgressors. And kill them wherever ye find them, and turn them out of that whereof they have dispossessed you...
Page 54 - ... to their husbands, or their fathers, or their husbands fathers, or their sons or their husbands sons, or their brothers or their brothers...
Page 8 - Your wives are your tillage; go in therefore unto your tillage in what manner soever ye will: and do first some act that may be profitable unto your souls; and fear God, and know that ye must meet him; and bear good tidings unto the faithful. Make not God the object of your oaths...
Page 12 - GOD ! there is no GOD but he ; the living, the self-subsisting : neither slumber nor sleep seizeth him ; to him belongeth whatsoever is in heaven, and on earth. Who is he that can intercede with him, but through his good pleasure ? He knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come unto them, and they shall not comprehend anything of his knowledge, but so far as he pleaseth.
Page 20 - Men shall have the preeminence above women, because of those advantages wherein God hath caused the one of them to excel the other, and for that which they expend of their substance in maintaining their wives.
Page 5 - The month of Ramadan shall ye fast, in which the Koran was sent down from heaven, a direction unto men, and declarations of direction, and the distinction between good and evil. Therefore let him among you who shall be present in this month fast the same month ; but he who shall be sick, or on a journey, shall fast the like number of other days.
Page 4 - It is not righteousness that ye turn " your faces in prayer towards the east and the west ; but " righteousness is of him who believeth in God, and the angels, " and the Scriptures, and the Prophets ; who giveth money for " God's sake unto his kindred, and unto orphans, and the needy, " and the stranger, and those who ask, and for redemption of " captives ; who is constant at prayer, and giveth alms, and of " those who perform their covenant when they have covenanted, " and who behave themselves...
Page 40 - And the likeness of an evil word is as an evil tree ; which is torn up from the face of the earth, and hath no stability.
Page 19 - And for the advantage which ye receive from them, give them their reward, according to what is ordained: but it shall be no crime in you to make any other agreement among yourselves, after the ordinance shall be complied with; for God is knowing and wise.
Page 51 - But if thy parents endeavour to prevail on thee to associate with me that concerning . which thou hast no knowledge, obey them not: bear them company in this world in what shall be reasonable ; but follow the way of him who sincerely turneth unto me.

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