Marriage: The Cornerstone of Civilization
Alwani, Zainab, Islamic Horizons
The Islamic model of marriage serves to mitigate corruption and guide society toward prosperity.
OVER A PERIOD OF 23 YEARS promoting universal social justice and human rights, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), with Divine guidance, created a model of family relations that maintains balance on all levels- a model intended to be the cornerstone of human civilization.
Quranic injunctions and Prophetic traditions are the guiding principles for establishing Islamic family relations by assigning roles, rights and responsibilities for marital relations, parent-child relations, and related aspects of family life. This Islamic model stresses the development of men and women …
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Publication information: Article title: Marriage: The Cornerstone of Civilization. Contributors: Alwani, Zainab - Author. Magazine title: Islamic Horizons. Volume: 40. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 2011. Page number: 50+. © Islamic Society of North America Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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