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Hi, I don't have any religion and never had, but I'm considering becoming a muslim. I believe in God, but I'm not sure if islam is true or not... However, when I mentioned this to my friend he said he thought it was a bad idea, because in islam homosexuals are looked down upon and women are treated badly. He knows I'm very much in for human rights. I'm a straight male myself, but I want everyone to be treated equally. So I looked up some verses from the quran and hadith, and it does say here that men have the right to beat their wives, and that wome are deficient in intelligence. It also states that homosexuals should be punished with death.

I don't hold these views and I don't want to be advocating them. What is your take on this??

Thanks in advance.

asked 101 Noiport's gravatar image
edited Jan 29 at 11:31

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful! My dear friend. God is no different in men and women. God loves the righteous. And the sinners who do not respect the rights of others is sickening...The Quran says:9- And the believers, men and women, are protecting friends one of another; they enjoin the right and forbid the wrong, and they establish worship and they pay the poor-due, and they obey Allah and His messenger. As for these, Allah will have mercy on them. Lo! Allah is Mighty, Wise. ( 71 ) Allah promiseth to the believers, men and women, Gardens underneath which rivers flow, wherein they will abide - blessed dwellings in Gardens of Eden. And - greater (far)! - acceptance from Allah. That is the supreme triumph. ( 72)...The Quran says:3-(Remember) when the wife of 'Imran said: My Lord! I have vowed unto Thee that which is in my belly as a consecrated (offering). Accept it from me. Lo! Thou, only Thou, art the Hearer, the Knower! ( 35 ) And when she was delivered she said: My Lord! Lo! I am delivered of a female - Allah knew best of what she was delivered - the male is not as the female; and lo! I have named her Mary, and lo! I crave Thy protection for her and for her offspring from Satan the outcast. ( 36 ) And her Lord accepted her with full acceptance and vouchsafed to her a goodly growth; and made Zachariah her guardian. Whenever Zachariah went into the sanctuary where she was, he found that she had food. He said: O Mary! Whence cometh unto thee this (food)? She answered: It is from Allah. Allah giveth without stint to whom He will. ( 37 )...The Quran says:3-O Mary! Be obedient to thy Lord, prostrate thyself and bow with those who bow (in worship). ( 43 )

answered 4019 persiangulf1666's gravatar image

Assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu

for you as a non muslim is hard to understand why this vers in the quran exists. let me give u an example. every state need a justice which controll what happens in their country and if someone break the law he have to be punished and the view of islam is that this justice role in a family has the man. But to beat his wife is the last last oppurtunity you have to take to control the peace in your family, that means if your wife acts wrong and with that i mean maybe she teaches the islam her children in a wrong way by knowing it then like our prophet say first of all do not speak with her for a time if she does not change then divide your beds so do not sleep together then if she does not chnage speak with her and THEN punish her but just with a misvak (toothbrush) and there should not be blue stains from the beat. Our prophet said the best muslim is the muslim who treats his wife the best. and now to homosexuality of course the islam is against it. You mention the respect of love and to treat the people equal. Ok what would you say if your friend would have sex with his dog . It is disgusting because it is against the right of nature and against the rules of allah. it is the same concept there is someone who loves someone but it is out of the nature rules. If that would be ok then what is with pedophiles. It makes no sense and these homosexual people think they are in love but they are not. The shaitan win their minds and their soul to control them so easy it is and thats make sense because islam makes sense and has not contradictions

if u have also other question or u want to discuss it tell me wa alaikum assalam and may allah bless u and show u the right way i just hope it for u brother because i want that u get to paradies inschallah :-)

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