Islam, Polygamy And Western Subsidies

October, 5th 2015 Comments 7065 Views

In Islam Muhammad is seen as the perfect example of life and conduct for Muslim males Thus if he had many wives, then they can too While Muhammad was granted special privileges and thus had around 13 wives (see sura 33:50), ordinary Muslims are restricted


Some Muslims In US Quietly Engage In Polygamy

October, 5th 2015 Comments 4330 Views

Although polygamy is illegal in the US and most mosques try to discourage plural marriages, some Muslim men in America have quietly married multiple wives No one knows how many Muslims in the US live in polygamous families But according to academics resea


What To Expect When You're Expecting A Co-Wife

October, 5th 2015 Comments 11111 Views

So, you're happily married to the Muslim man of your dreams when, suddenly, he drops the p-bomb: polygamy For Aneesa Azeez, a 23-year-old Muslim convert and college graduate, her husband's announcement of his intention to marry a second wife devastated he


Britains Part-Time Wives

October, 5th 2015 Comments 5289 Views

Aisha laughs out loud at the thought of how her colleagues and clients would react if they knew she shares a husband The laughter makes her loose hijab slip slightly, exposing a few strands of dark hair They would be dumbfounded and probably prurient, she


Reasons Why Islam Permits Polygamy

October, 5th 2015 Comments 5081 Views

All mandates of the religion of Islam are from God, the Wise, and thus one deduces that all things which are permitted are due to the fact that their benefit to the self and society outweighs their harms When one analyzes the reasons and results of the a


Mormon Polygamy The Short Version

October, 5th 2015 Comments 5991 Views

Someone who notices when new stuff on topics gets posted on ldsorg alerted me to the fact that there is updated information regarding the topic of polygamy The main article is titled Plural Marriage in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints https


Do Arguments Against Polygamy Hold Up?

October, 5th 2015 Comments 4124 Views

If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, conservative critics spotted sister wives on the horizon Polygamy, here we come! tweeted Weekly


Same-sex Marriage And Plural Marriage

October, 5th 2015 Comments 6013 Views

One could be interested in what the US Supreme Court will say about civil marriage in Obergefell v Hodges for a number of reasons, some of which may not be apparent In my new book, In Defense of Plural Marriage, I explore the implications of a constitutio