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Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo on the Islamic Family Relationship

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Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo, is an internationally known American-based Islamic scholar, lecturer, and author of books on Islam in North America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. He started his article with an ayah from Quran “O mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person, and from him He created his wife, and from them both He created many men and women and fear God through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (do not cut the relations of) the wombs (kinship). Surely, God is Ever an All-Watcher over you” (Quran 4:1) this ayah is talking about the early beginning of the human as a small organism going throw several developmental processes to grow as a mature adult which demonstrates the great abilities of the creators. The ayah defined the family and determined its position as the central of the community. Moreover, the ayah addresses the importance of the human relationships inside the family includes marriage and parenting. So marriage is an important bond in the elations that human need to practice it to accomplished their needs. That is why even prophets get married. He analyzed how Islam focuses on the connection between family members’ and addresses their entity.
Also, Islam puts a great emphasis on family relations and cohesion. Therefore, different relationships outside marriage are not acceptable in Islamic Law. The rational of this carries a lot of wisdom behind it and to keep the strong connection between family members. On
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