Saturday, March 24, 2012

Islamic Bookstore Sells out of Violently Misogynistic "A Gift for the Muslim Couple"

It's no secret that the Qur'an allows men to beat their wives into submission.

Qur'an 4:34—Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other, and because they spend of their property (for the support of women). So good women are the obedient, guarding in secret that which Allah hath guarded. As for those from whom ye fear rebellion, admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and scourge them. Then if they obey you, seek not a way against them. Lo! Allah is ever High, Exalted, Great.

It's also no secret that some Muslims try to live their lives according to Islamic principles rather than Western values. Hence the popularity of a Muslim book that explains how to discipline unruly wives.

TORONTO - A local bookstore has “sold out” of a controversial marriage guide that advises Muslim men on how to beat their wives.

The 160-page book, published by Idara Impex in New Delhi, India, is written by Hazrat Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi, who’s described in the book’s foreword as a “prolific writer on almost every topic of Islamic learning.”

The store’s manager, who didn’t give his name, said the book had been sold out for some time, and the store’s owner, whom the manager identified as Shamim Ahmad, refused to comment for the story.

It wasn’t clear whether the shop has ordered more copies of the book, but it’s available at online Islamic bookstores and even through eBay.

In the book’s opening pages, it is written that “it might be necessary to restrain her with strength or even to threaten her.”

Later, its author advises that “the husband should treat the wife with kindness and love, even if she tends to be stupid and slow sometimes.”

Page 45 contains the rights of the husband, which include his wife’s inability to leave “his house without his permission,” and that his wife must “fulfil his desires” and “not allow herself to be untidy ... but should beautify herself for him ... ”

In terms of physical punishment, the book advises that a husband may scold her, “beat by hand or stick,” withhold money from her or “pull (her) by the ears,” but should “refrain from beating her excessively.”

Moderate Muslim voice Tarek Fatah says the shopkeeper should be charged for selling such a book.

“I wouldn’t say it’s hate, but it is inciting men to hit women,” said Fatah, who identified the book’s author as a prominent Islamic scholar. “This is new to you, but the Muslim community knows that this is widespread, that a woman can be beaten. Muslim leaders will deny this, but... ” (Read more.)

I hate to break this to everyone, but if Tarek Fatah rejects what this book says about beating women, he's not a "moderate" Muslim. He's not a Muslim at all, because he accepts Western values as a higher source of morality than the Qur'an.

21 comments:

Billy said...

An outstanding Wedding gift for newly-weds:

scourge your wives
restrain her with strength
threaten her
beat by hand or stick
pull (her) by the ears

Really??

Andish said...

My wife has been a little feisty lately. May need some tips on beating her.

aussie christian said...

Of course our resident moozlims will race to inform us of our islamaphobia for exposing this, cause after all, even if its a moozlim scholar its got nothing to do with islam, its based on weak hadit/surra etc.

Surely moozlims are the best of people, at making excuses that is.

Kangaroo said...

Narrated Mu'awiyah al-Qushayri: "I went to the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) and asked him: What do you say (command) about our wives? He replied: Give them food what you have for yourself, and clothe them by which you clothe yourself, and do not beat them, and do not revile them.  (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 11, Marriage (Kitab Al-Nikah), Number 2139)"

Narrated Mu'awiyah ibn Haydah: "I said: Apostle of Allah, how should we approach our wives and how should we leave them? He replied: Approach your tilth when or how you will, give her (your wife) food when you take food, clothe when you clothe yourself, do not revile her face, and do not beat her.  (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 11, Marriage (Kitab Al-Nikah), Number 2138)"

Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: "He who believes in Allah and the Hereafter, if he witnesses any matter he should talk in good terms about it or keep quiet. Act kindly towards woman, for woman is created from a rib, and the most crooked part of the rib is its top. If you attempt to straighten it, you will break it, and if you leave it, its crookedness will remain there. So act kindly towards women.  (Translation of Sahih Muslim, The Book of Marriage (Kitab Al-Nikah), Book 008, Number 3468)" 

"O ye who believe! Ye are forbidden to inherit women against their will. Nor should ye treat them with harshness, that ye may take away part of the dower [money given by the husband to the wife for the marriage contract] ye have given them, except where they have been guilty of open lewdness; on the contrary live with them on a footing of kindness and equity. If ye take a dislike to them it may be that ye dislike a thing, and God brings about through it a great deal of good.  (The Noble Quran, 4:19)" 

"And among God's signs is this: He created for you mates from amongst yourselves (males as mates for females and vice versa) that you might find tranquillity and peace in them. And he has put love and kindness among you. Herein surely are signs for those who reflect. (The Noble Quran 30:21)"  

"Women impure for men impure. And women of purity for men of purity. These are not affected by what people say. For them is forgiveness and an honorable provision. (The Noble Quran 24:26)"

Narrated Abu Huraira: "Allah's Apostle said, 'The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.  (Translation of Sahih Bukhari, Good Manners and Form (Al-Adab), Volume 8, Book 73, Number 135)"


Abu Huraira reported: "I heard Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: One is not strong because of one's wrestling skillfully. They said: Allah's Messenger, then who is strong? He said: He who controls his anger when he is in a fit of rage.  (Translation of Sahih Muslim, The Book of Virtue, Good Manners and Joining of the Ties of Relationship (Kitab Al-Birr was-Salat-I-wa'l-Adab), Book 032, Number 6314)"

Allah Almighty loves those who restrain anger: "Those who spend (freely), whether in prosperity, or in adversity; who restrain anger, and pardon (all) men; for Allah loves those who do good.  (The Noble Quran, 3:134)"

Yes the Quran does permit the men to lightly beat their wives as a last resort if they really are rebellious and will not listen and are disloyal. However Muslim women are more loyal and loving to their husbands than the sluts that you Christian cults endorse in the West. The Prophet, knowing that wife beating is permissible in such instances, strongly advised to stay away from beating. Good night!

Quran is Corrupt said...

Muslims doing dawah LIE about the treatment of women, meanwhile in the Middle East they don't have to hide it;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV1qzvQQE2o&feature=watch_response

Koala Bear said...

@Kangaroo
"Yes the Quran does permit the men to lightly beat their wives as a last resort if they really are rebellious and will not listen and are disloyal. However Muslim women are more loyal and loving to their husbands than the sluts that you Christian cults endorse in the West. The Prophet, knowing that wife beating is permissible in such instances, strongly advised to stay away from beating. Good night!"

Why beat their wives at all? What kind of coward is allah or mohammed for that matter. I hope that mohammed burns in hell for the hundreds of years of the abuse of women.

Do you not live in the west? How dare you be so rude about Christian women - maybe if you got out of your ghetto and met some infidels you would lose the hate in your heart. I doubt you will though you bigotted Christianaphobe. The again your psycho god and supposedly prophet bans you from that and bans you from living their life. Sad.

cornholio said...

@kangarootistan

I notice you don't have much to write about the verses David quotes though do you?

But all you have is your islamic lies. It's no wonder your religion is one of genocide, hate, antisemitism, xenophobia, misogyny and misery and you deserve all of it...

Quran is Corrupt said...

David.

I want to ask you a question.

I just saw this video and in it you say you have 37 sources of proof of Muhammad's Satanic Verses incident.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FFVj99qN20&feature=g-all-lik&context=G2f4f9f7FAAAAAAAAOAA

Have you ever posted the 37 sources somewhere that I can see them?

aaron said...

@kangaroo
here is a job for you go tell that to the scholar.

besides one moment you are quoting sources that say we shouldn't beat them and then you say you are allowed to beat them.

"Narrated Mu'awiyah al-Qushayri: "I went to the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) and asked him: What do you say (command) about our wives? He replied: Give them food what you have for yourself, and clothe them by which you clothe yourself, and do not beat them, and do not revile them. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 11, Marriage (Kitab Al-Nikah), Number 2139)"

Narrated Mu'awiyah ibn Haydah: "I said: Apostle of Allah, how should we approach our wives and how should we leave them? He replied: Approach your tilth when or how you will, give her (your wife) food when you take food, clothe when you clothe yourself, do not revile her face, and do not beat her. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 11, Marriage (Kitab Al-Nikah), Number 2138)"

you lack consistency,amuse me.

can you make up your mind and choose?

@Everyone
this is a classical logical mistake of the law of contradiction from Kangaroo. Its like me hypothesizing that the sun rise from the east which means the opposite of it is that it does not rise from the east. you can only have one or the other.

Kangaroo think of something logically sound before you post it.

Because you are about almost as bad as Osama who needs to seriously need a English to Arab dictionary or needs to learn to read at least the entire chapter before making a claim.

sara said...

Kangaroo said

Yes the Quran does permit the men to lightly beat their wives as a last resort if they really are rebellious and will not listen and are disloyal. However Muslim women are more loyal and loving to their husbands than the sluts that you Christian cults endorse in the West. The Prophet, knowing that wife beating is permissible in such instances, strongly advised to stay away from beating. Good night!

First of all can you please explain what it means to lightly beat your wife because muslim men obviously don't understand those surahs like you do?

What do you mean muslim women are loyal and loving when Aisha(the so called mother of the faithful)couldn't even say faithful to Mohammad probably that's why he punched her in her chest.

Radical Moderate said...

On another note, a Muslim woman was murdered in California.

Something funny about this.

1. The family recieved a note a month before calling them terrorists and telling them to go home.

2. She was beatin with a tire iron from behind and a note was found near the body calling her a terrorist and telling them to go home or something like that.

Couple of observations

First people who do these kinds of murders do NOT LEAVE NOTES.

They may spray paint, they may scratch or carve messages into the walls or body even paint the walls with blood. Or burn something. But leave a NOTE on a piece of paper. No they don't do that.

Second; the people who do these kinds of murders like to see the fear and terror in the eyes of their victims. They like to see the torment it makes them feel powerfull and that is why they are doing what they are doing. They would not attack from behind.

Also the information doesnt say but usualy there is a high level of vandalism. Again a written note a month before the murders I dont think so. A burning CROSS on the front lawn, or a Swatz Sticker painted or carved into the garage door sounds more likely.

Another thing it happend in the morning. These types of murders happen under a great deal of alchol. Usually in a group.

But hey not to fear CAIR is here. They are happy that the police are now investigating this as a hate crime.

I'm thinking the Murder or Murder's are closer to home.

Hate CRIME????

Quran is Corrupt said...

Here is a video of the man who bought the book on Canadian talk radio, and an interview with Tarek Fateh and progressive Muslim.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTW_zWh2XcI&feature=watch_response

Derek Adams said...

Kangaroo said :"Yes the Quran does permit the men to lightly beat their wives as a last resort if they really are rebellious and will not listen and are disloyal. [b] However Muslim women are more loyal and loving to their husbands than the sluts that you Christian cults endorse in the West [/b]."

Muslim superiority complex.
Muslim anti women complex.
Muslim anti-sex complex.
Muslim anti-western complex.

David Wood said...

Quran is Corrupt said: "Have you ever posted the 37 sources somewhere that I can see them?"

Shahab Ahmed translated all of them in his doctoral thesis. He'll be publishing them soon.

Kangaroo said...

Light beating is a LAST RESORT.
The Prophet strongly advised to stay away from it as much as possible as seen from the hadith.

Why are you so narrow minded?
And Aisha being 'punched' in the chest? Wow.

http://www.answering-christianity.com/karim/mistranslations_of_hadiths.htm

aaron said...

@kangaroo
regardless when you said " LAST RESORT" it does not deny the fact that you can;t beat them which is forbidden for Christians.

"However Muslim women are more loyal and loving to their husbands"

kangaroo its more like you are the one who is narrow minded.

By allowing use of force then you are like the triads who ask for contribution from shopkeepers and if they don;t pay they screw up the the shop as a "LAST RESORT" to force them to pay. By giving people this authority it is used as a threat/blackmail.

in other words women in islam are always having the threat of being beaten on them one way or another. so your so call "loyal to husbands" is no more then a illusion created by the threat

Billy said...

Kangaroo, you say that Islam advocates only light wife beating, but your co-cultist, whom you cited, disagrees: “ There are several reasons why a man NOT ONLY SHOULD BEAT HIS WIFE, but beat the day lights out of her as well!”
http://www.answeringmuslims.com/2009/08/osama-abdallah-defines-situations-where.html

Kangaroo, thanks for admitting that Islam advocates wife beating (domestic violence and spousal abuse). So what are you arguing about? Your argument is that Quran only commands light domestic abuse. Your co-cultist, whom you cited, advocates, beating the daylights out of her. Other scholars of your cult say scourge your wives, restrain her with strength, threaten her, beat by hand, beat with stick, pull (her) by the ears. Kangaroo, again, your own co-cultists are advocating domestic violence and spousal abuse.

aaron said...

sorry to double post

@kangaroo
can women beat husbands as a last resort for disloyalty? If not then Allah and Mohammed are too busy siding with men aka sexist

search 4 truth said...

@ Kangaroo.

You just admitted that Islam permits wife beating. And why didnt Mohamed take this golden opportunity to scold the man for beating his wife until she turned as green as her veil?

Sahih Bukhari

Volume 7, Book 72, Number 715:
Narrated 'Ikrima:

Rifa'a divorced his wife whereupon 'AbdurRahman bin Az-Zubair Al-Qurazi married her. 'Aisha said that the lady (came), wearing a green veil (and complained to her (Aisha) of her husband and showed her a green spot on her skin caused by beating). It was the habit of ladies to support each other, so when Allah's Apostle came, 'Aisha said, "I have not seen any woman suffering as much as the believing women. Look! Her skin is greener than her clothes!" When 'AbdurRahman heard that his wife had gone to the Prophet, he came with his two sons from another wife. She said, "By Allah! I have done no wrong to him but he is impotent and is as useless to me as this," holding and showing the fringe of her garment, 'Abdur-Rahman said, "By Allah, O Allah's Apostle! She has told a lie! I am very strong and can satisfy her but she is disobedient and wants to go back to Rifa'a." Allah's Apostle said, to her, "If that is your intention, then know that it is unlawful for you to remarry Rifa'a unless Abdur-Rahman has had sexual intercourse with you." Then the Prophet saw two boys with 'Abdur-Rahman and asked (him), "Are these your sons?" On that 'AbdurRahman said, "Yes." The Prophet said, "You claim what you claim (i.e.. that he is impotent)? But by Allah, these boys resemble him as a crow resembles a crow,"

Oh I know why he didnt! Because he said this!


Abu Dawud (2142) - "The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: A man will not be asked as to why he beat his wife."

Your delusional!

dstewart said...

If beating was any solution to misbehaviour at all, the Qur'an should have advocated punishment the other way around. Any man man who defends this makes himself a hypocrite.

D335 said...

I wonder if Kangaroo is a muslim.
Quran and Hadith, which one has the most authority ?

Do not beat them vs Beat them... is clearly without a doubt is an easy answer.