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The Fiqh of Marriage

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Description: In this book, the world renowned scholar of comparative fiqh of marriage. Dr. Saalih al-Sadlaan of Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University covers the most important topics related to the fiqh of marriage. Dr. al-Sadlaan discusses the topics found in traditional books of fiqh, such as the place of the dower, the minimum and maximum amount of the dower, and when the woman is entitled to all, half or none of her dower. He also discusses the rights of the husband and wife in Islam and sexual etiquette in Islam. Written by a contemporary, the work also deals with many modern issues that were not touched upon by earlier scholars. In particular, the author deals with the following: engagement rings, music and dancing at the wedding parties, exorbitant dowers, honeymoons and many other topics of importance for Muslims everywhere. This small but very informative book is a must for Imams and directors of Islamic Centers. In addition, it is a great handbook for all who are already married as well as all who are pondering marriage.