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Polygamy: Why Is It Permitted in Islam? - About Islam

Polygamy: Why Is It Permitted in Islam?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In his answer to the question in point, the eminent Muslim scholar,Sheikh Muhammad Al-Hanooti, member of the North American Fiqh Council, states: …

Is Polygamy Humiliation for Women?

Is Polygamy Humiliation for Women?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam never allows a Muslim to humiliate his wife. Rather, there are numeroushadiths(Prophetic sayings) ordering the husband to best …

Having a Second Wife in Western Countries

Having a Second Wife in Western Countries

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam is a way of life consonant with nature, providing human solutions to complex situations and avoiding extremes. 2- This characteristic of Islam can be observed …

Polygamy: Norm or Exception? - About Islam

Polygamy: Norm or Exception?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- There is a consensus amongst Muslims that polygamy is permissible With regard to the issue you raised, theEuropean Council for Fatwa and Researchstates: There is a …

Polygamy: Injustice to First Wife?

Polygamy: Injustice to First Wife?

What about the first wife’s opinion on polygamy? If he wants a second wife just because he wants a different woman and different pleasures, should he care

Does Islam Encourage Polygamy?

Does Islam Encourage Polygamy?

I was told by somebody that polygamy is actually encouraged in Islam. Apparently all the sahabahs did it and nearly all the great Imams too.



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