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notes 105 - 5 October 2010 Religion 161: Islam Mut'ah:...

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5 October 2010 Religion 161: Islam Mut'ah: contract between a man and a woman for a certain amount of time in return for compensation usually monetary some have questioned the allowance of this tradition but during the time of the prophet this practice was allowed in order for women who were widowed by war or something to be taken care of for a certain amount of time the second caliph, Umar, made the practice legal the fact that it was allowable during the time of the prophet means that there is no legal way to make it forbidden every right and privilege that a woman in permanent marriage is given a woman in temporary marriage is also entitled to the law permits temporary marriage for the purpose of bringing children to a relationship originally intended to provide support and protection for women and to prevent prostitution Islamic Philosophy and Theology Some writers refer to Islamic philosophy and sciences as Arab sciences and philosophy. This is incorrect. It is equally wrong to refer to it as Iranian or Turkish or any other type. It is based on Islamic revelation first and foremost. Originates in the hadith and the Koran Deals with some issues that are theological as well as philosophical Islamic philosophy is not a translation of Greek philosophy in Arabic it has its own issues and debates it comes from Greek philosophy in many ways based on the revelation very orthodox base their arguments on issues taken from the Koran and hadith prophetic philosophy philosophy based on the mission and legacy of the prophet philosopher undergoes a great deal of spiritual training in order to be fit and prepared to
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