This course is an intensive study of marriage in Islam covering the wisdom behind marriage, the rulings pertaining to it, the details of a valid marriage contract, marital discord, divorce, guardianship, and spousal rights and obligations. The main text focuses on the opinions and evidence of the Hanbali Madhab. In addition, attention will be given to all the various opinions across the major Madhahib (legal schools of thought), particularly on major issues.(2 credits)
About the Instructor(s)
M.A. in Contemporary Fiqh, Hamad Bin Khalifa University
B.A. in Shari’a, Al-Azhar University
B.A in Islamic Studies, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts.