Divorce: Some Misconceptions

by Muhammad Azam “Either you live together legally and happily, or else you separate by divorce in a dignified and decent way.” Lack of proper Islamic knowledge about divorce has led to some misconceptions in society. A comprehensive review of various aspects of divorce can help people understand what divorce actually is.   Islam has […]

Lessons in Divorce

by K. Hamad Within the last few decades, there has been an alarming increase in the divorce rate. Unfortunately, the Muslim Ummah has not been immune to this trend. In fact, it is not uncommon to hear of Muslims engaged in their third or fourth divorce. While repeat divorces are the exception, not the rule, […]

Marriage Dissolution

by Hussein Khalid Al-Hussein, Ph.D. Introduction Any discussion of marital relationships in Islam, should briefly mention the laws of divorce, since marriage and divorce are strongly related. The laws of divorce are among those laws shown in detail in the Qur’an along with the laws of marriage. It is also important to study the other […]

Divorce in Islam

by  Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari The first point this chapter must make is that divorce is contrary to the laws of nature. The annulling of the marriage-bond and the separation of those who should be life-partners is a denial of the true nature of man as created and as at his best. Any society in which […]