Tuesday, 3 January 2012

"Hijab in Qur'an and Sunna" Published

As an important issue in Islam, hijab, is the topic for the latest published book by Boustane Ketab Publication.

Dr Fat'hiyeh Fatahizade, has recently written the book "Hijab in Qur'an and Sunna" to give some unprejudiced views on hijab, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).

The author opens the book with a history of hijab and expands the topic by the ways Islam introduces for maintaining that as well as development of chastity in a society.

In nine chapters, the book expands the subtitles of the book including, extends for hijab, quality of Islamic covering, philosophy of hijab, women's hijab in the society, reasons for ignorance of hijab and the ways for confronting the problem.

The first chapter in "Hijab in Qur'an and Sunna" is on the background of hijab and its quality in Iran, India and world of Islam besides the answers given to some misjudgments on that.

The second chapter of the book is an analysis on the terminology used in interpretation of the Qur'anic verses about hijab while the third chapter is titled "Grounds for Expansion of Chastity and Maintaining Hijab", on the Islamic solutions towards a healthy society.

Philosophy of covering and extends for hijab are the topics for the fourth and fifth chapters in this book while the quality of covering is discussed in the sixth chapter.

A very important aspect of hijab, maintaining this feature in the words and behavior of the women in the household of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), in particular, Hazrat Zeinab (AS), daughter of Imam Ali (AS) and granddaughter of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) is discussed in the next chapter.

Then the book provides historical reasons behind women covering as well as an analysis on the social presence of women in light of Qur'anic knowledge.

The book concludes with a summary of the elements for a lack of hijab and the ways for women to maintain an original Islamic covering.

The content of this book is provided with exact references fully supported by reasons while a chronological order of the views is maintained beginning with some of the oldest quotes and reference books.

Women comprise half of the Islamic nation and play an important role in development of a healthy society.

The importance is highlighted when on the one hand Islam says the paradise is achieved via jihad (struggling for God) and on the other hand it gives the picture of paradise under the footsteps of mothers; hence, highlighting the importance of women in raising brave warriors.

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