Archived from the original on 4 November Women, Islam, and Abbasid Identity. The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education This practice lasted into the s.
Muhammad gave a girl called Zaynab bint Hayyan to Uthman ibn Affan. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. Jahangir explicitly ordered the destruction of the domain of the rebellious zamindar of Jaitpur and the capture of his women.
For instance, no one could attack or rape her. It orders jihadis to be "be kind to her, not humiliate her and not assign work she is unable to perform.
And if not, why the change? Of course there are those ISI fighters that do not follow the teaching and violate the rules laid down by Allah and the Prophet but it is only those who are terrorists not all of them. The Quran prescribes kind treatment of slaves.
Religious studies scholars, of course, must analyze their doctrines. Sayyid Qutbthe scholar of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood wrote in his exegesis Tafsir of the Quran that slavery was adopted by Islam at a time it was practiced world-wide for a period of time "until the world devised a new code of practise during war other than enslavement.
Thus, it is no surprise that the Quran, the Prophet's normative practice and Islamic jurisprudence accepted slavery.
Research into Ottoman records show that polygamy was absent or rare in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Many women were handed over to fighters as rewards or sold as sex slaves. Subscribe to Independent Premium to bookmark this article Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
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