Dissolution of Marriage in the Shari’a
Why Should Marriages be Terminated?
In order for the institution of marriage to fulfill its goals as described earlier, divorce must be allowed in certain situations. Those religions and/or societies which deviated from this point and imposed the fiction of “till death do us part” in all cases have been responsible for untold human misery and sin. This law is not suited to human nature and Islam does not force us to apply laws which are extreme – neither celibacy, permanent marriage without the possibility of divorce, nor promiscuity and mayhem (the most popular one in our time). Continue reading Fiqh of Marrage – Divorce