Women Tested

in The Qur'an

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192831934
Published online November 2007 |

Series: Oxford World's Classics

 Women Tested

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A Medinan sura, revealed between the Treaty of Hudaybiyya and the conquest of Mecca, which takes its title from verse 10: instructions are given on how to deal with women who leave Mecca and join the Muslims, and the procedure for wives who leave Medina for Mecca (verses 1011). The Muslims are instructed on the appropriate allocation of their loyalties (verses 13, 79, 13) and Abraham is cited for them as an example to learn from (verses 46).

Chapter.  734 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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