families were the only social spheres, these groups served as chief identity for early Arabs. According to The Library of Congress, “families shared a sense of corporate identity, and esteem of the family was measured by the individual’s capacity to live up to the socially prescribed ideals of honor” (Cultural). This prescription to the status quo included being kind and giving, supporting and respecting the family, and following chastity laws. These laws were far more demanding for women as controlling
completely different? There are various different religious views held on death by Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. There are also non-religious worldviews about death by postmodernists. One lives his life based on what they perceive will befall them after death. Therefore, the way one lives their life is controlled by what they believe will happen after their death. Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions and is still around today, being the third largest religion in the world.
Svedberg Assistant Professor Malmo University, Sweden Honour killings in Pakistan under Theoretical, Legal and Religious Perspectives An Analytical Study of Honour killings Abuse and Disconnecting Islam from This Ancient Brutal Tradition Author MUHAMMAD ZIA ULLAH MASTER THESIS SUBMITTED, 27-05-2010 Malmö University Malmö, Sweden Abstract This research sets out to examine the main excuses, often mentioned in connection to the so-called “honour killings” in Pakistan. In this way, the aim is to