Religion : Religion And Religion

1151 WordsSep 29, 20155 Pages
Katherine Aros Professor Kimberly Greene Music 305 28 April 2015 Islam Religion Historically, religion has dominated individuals’ in their daily lives. Religion may define ones’ morals and virtues, culture, or explain how the universe began. Depending on ones’ interpretation of their religion, it can be realized that religion is either harmful or beneficial for a certain gender. Most common religions restrict women and make them inferior to men. In particular, Islam religion limits women in interfaith marriages, behavior and rights within the marriage, sexuality, divorce, religious life, employment, and plays a factor in gender roles. The main two sources that influence Islamic individuals include the Quran and Hadith which are both based on the prophet Muhammad. The Quran is a sacred book that is believed to be the word of God and Muslims use it as proof that the prophet Muhammad existed. The Hadith are traditions that contain sayings of him. The ijma and qiyas are two other minor sources that are interpreted differently among various Muslims throughout the world. The Islam religion applies more marriage restrictions to women than men. According to the Qur’an, Muslim women are not allowed to marry non-Muslim men. On the other hand, Muslim men are allowed to marry non-Muslim women if they are from the People of the Book which include Jews and Christians. This unequal relationship can be explained through the Qur’an. The Islam religion implies that men are superior women

More about Religion : Religion And Religion

Open Document