Islamic Marriage Customs Vary, Depending On Country Of Origin And Government

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Islamic marriage customs vary, depending on country of origin and government regulations, Muslim men and women around the world are guided by Islamic laws and practices specified in the Quran. According to the teachings of the Quran, a married Muslim couple is associated with clothing. Within this context, both husband and wife are each other’s protector and comforter, just as real garments “show and conceal” the body of human beings. Thus, they are meant “for one another” A legal contract In Islam, a person should be properly married, and this should include both the religious ceremony and the legal requirements of the law of the land. However, Muslims who marry without legal registration in the United Kingdom are putting their womenfolk at some risk, and their children are not legitimate in the eyes of the UK law - and no Muslim should wish to put his wife and children in this difficult position. In Islam, marriages are not considered to be 'made in heaven ' between 'soul-mates ' destined for each other; they are not sacraments. They are social contracts which bring rights and obligations to both parties, and can only be successful when these are mutually respected and cherished. Polygyny At the time of the revelation of the Qur 'an it was normal procedure for men to have more than one wife, up to the limits of their ability to support them. Also, powerful and wealthy women also had marital arrangements with more than one partner. One difference between Islam and
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