Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Hijab and Family Life

In this paper, Dr Mohammad Ali examines the impact hijab has on keeping the family structure intact. In doing so, he describes the need men and women have for each other as that which God observed in His creation and legislation. In this description, marriage and its sacredness, men and women’s essential roles, and the strong society it builds as a result of its practice are explained.  The author uses verses in the Qur’an to portray that it merely ensures its observance. Hijab in hadiths is also used to demonstrate its adherence by the Ahl al-Bayt (a).


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