• April 21, 2024
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What does the Koran say about women?

Following are pertinent quotes from the Koran/Quran regarding women, from the Dawood translation with the side-by-side Arabic. At the bottom of this post appear the sahih or authorized translations from Quran.com, saying essentially the same things, although Dawood is more literal, direct and blunt. Below is also a summary of…

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Islamomisogyny

Islamomisogyny

“Women are your fields: go, then, into your fields whence you please.” Quran 2:223 “Men have authority over women because God has made the one superior to the other… Good women are obedient. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them, forsake them in beds apart, and beat…

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Religion and mental illness

I have many religious friends who are clearly not mentally ill. They like to fool themselves into acceptance of their religion by denial that their religion promotes unethical and at times horrific actions, not to mention the acceptance of supernatural occurrences without a smidgen of evidence. There is a wide…

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