Flashcards in Islamic Ethics- Relationship and Lifestyle Deck (73):
What is an Extended family?
A group of related people from different lines under one roff e.g uncles, aunts, grandparent
What is a Nuclear family?
A heterosexual couple that are married with their biologically related children
What is Monogamy?
Long term relationship with one person
What is polygamy?
Someone who is married to a numerous amount of people
What is family?
What you feel you belong to -
Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten
'Marry women of your choice... ...
... but if you fear you will be unable to deal justify with them, then only one' -Qur'an
What is the male role in an islamic family?
To provide for family and make decision within the home and whisper bismillah in their infants ear.
What is the female role in an islamic family?
They must look after the home, raise children and make decisions about the household and to nature and care for you children.
What is the overall role of the parents in an Islamic family?
To teach and practice beliefs on islam
support children in finding a partner
to set a good example
to ensure they attend Madrassa
why is it important for a man to marry?
'when man marries, he completes half his faith' - hadith
why is the mothers role so important?
' heaven is under the feet of the mother'
What is the children role?
Children must not disrespect their parents as it is a sin. and attend madrassa. Children are a blessing from Allah and should not ruin it
why should children respect their parents?
'Be good to your parents' - Qur'an
What are the elderlies rights in an Islamic family?
to be able to focus on their faith
to be respected in their wisdom and contribution to Ummah (community)
to be cared for by their children
'may his nose be rubbed in the dust that saw...
...his parents in old age and did not care for them' - Hadith
What is the families role?
To shape moral values and characters
to protect each other from sin, loneliness and outside danger
Family life is intended by Allah
what is a madrassah
a place of learning wishing a mosque
why does islam make a teenage life far from typical?
you cannot drink, salah at school, Ramadan, no dating, no sex before marriage
What is faith school?
a pure Islamic school which can guide the syllabus to suit their religion
what are the positives of a faith school?
they can apply madrassah within school hours so the students don't have to go after school. there is also less discrimination
what are negatives of faith schools?
Can cause the students to have the mindset of division due to religion in the future and encourage prejudice
what are the British values
mutual respect and tolerance
how does the public prevent radicalism?
children are allowed to express their views with the exception of extremism
what is du'a?
a prayer outside Salah?
what is a wali?
what are the main steps in meeting your spouse?
completing a du'a , family discussions leading to a group environment for the chosen people to meet. a compatible mate is then researched.
What do the couple do before the final agreement of marriage?
the couple pray salat-l-istikhara (prayer of guidance) which will then lead to a practical marriage
'whenever a man is alone with a woman...
...Satan is the third among them' -hadith
...your gaze and guard your modesty' -hadith
'draw their veils over their chest...
...and not to reveal their adornment' -qur'an
what are the main head wear for women
the niqab, burqa and Hijab
who are muslims permitted sexual relationships
between husband and wife
'when a husband and wife share intimacy...
...it is a reward and blessing from Allah/
what is hadud?
-> murder victims family decide whether their crime is punishable
what is the main teaching on homosexuality
it is not permissible
'will you approach males and leave those whom Allah had created for you to be mates?...
... you are a people transgressing all limits'-qur'an
on judgement day, where will homosexuals go?
Jahannam because homosexuality plays Allah and is a crime against the Shari'hah law
what is fitra?
what is an Alim?
an islamic scholar
what are the teachings pro homosexuality?
if it is believed that their sexuality is firth, it is then considered Shirk to question Allahs plans for them and then discriminate.
what is sex to muslims?
a form of worship so you should wash and say a prayer
can you have sex during menstruation?
only if the women gives consent
can you have sex during Ramadan?
can you use contraception?
yes, as long as you are married
What is Khamr?
what is hadud?
what are muslims attitudes towards prescription drugs?
Muslims believe you should respect your body and that medicine is a worthwhile profession as Allah gives people the intellect to research for the good of humanity so they're permitted.
What are Muslims attitudes towards tobacco
There are teachings suggesting it is a bad habit and should be considered haram as Islam strictly forbids anything that harms oneself or others.
Why would Muslims agree with tobacco?
because some believe it is a matter of personal jihad. whether that is to cope or a personal jihad to give up
'make not your own hands...
...contribute to (your) destruction'
not your wealth'
What are muslims attitudes towards alcohol?
It is Khamr and strictly haram. The Qur'an makes it clear that is a sin and a temptation by Shaytan to deceive striving a path to Allah.
What happens if you do drink alcohol?
your prayers will not be answered for 40 days.
what else do muslims believe about alcohol
it is impossible to commit Salah and that they should respect their bodies and are unable to fulfil their responsibilities under the influence of alcohol.
is greater than the profit'
'intoxicants and gambling... ...
of Satans handiwork' - Qur'an
'alcohol is not a medicine...
... but a disease'
What is a Usury?
What is the Islamic term for a usury?
'There is great harm in both, though there are benefits than some...
the sin outweighs the benefits' - Qur'an
What are the rules of Riba?
Strictly forbidden and the Qur'an stresses it is unjust. They see making money off of those in need is wrong when its more compassionate to give charity.
What happens if you commit Riba?
Those who practice Riba are giving into Satans temptations and will be punished in the afterlife.
What else do Muslims consider about Riba?
your motifs. if your are poor enough to buy possessions and end up in debt, it leads away from your true path to serve Allah as you bought it for your own greed.
'devour not usury, doubled and multiplied...
but fear Allah, that ye may (really) prosper' -Qur'an
They took usury though they were forbidden...
...we have prepared for.. them a grievous punishment' - Qur'an
'the ribs that is practiced to some peoples wealth...
does not gain anything from God' - Qur'an
What are Muslims views towards phone contracts
only if you can afford it
What are Muslims views towards mortgages?
must have a loop hole of paying for 'contract' instead of interest (rephrased)
What Muslims views towards credit cards
You typically are not allowed them unless you never get into debt
What are Muslims views towards instant payment sites
What are muslims views towards Student Debt
is complex because many Muslims outweigh the importance on an education over the issue of debt as Allah gave us the knowledge
'a dirham of Riba knowingly taken by a man...
is a sin worse than committing zina 36 times' -Hadith