Sunday, June 17, 2007

Temporary Marriage in Iran

To combat the problem of premarital sex in Iran, leaders are reinstituting the practice of Muta, or temporary marriage, in accordance with the teachings of Muhammad. (The early Muslim sources are not consistent on this issue.) You can read about the movement in Iran in this article from Fox News:

Marriage In Iran: 'Til Death, or Contract Expiration, Do Us Part

For a detailed examination of Muta in Islam, click here.

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