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Islam, Mysticism - Sexuality

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Religious Studies
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RELS 161
Jason Kelly

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Islam 552012 72800 AM Islam Means submissionProphet Mohammed o Visited by angel Gabriel o Was told the word of GodQuran Ethical Monotheism o Right living stems from one GodAllah o One God unites everyone o There is only one God Mohammed is his messengerWomen do not hold roles of authority o Obligation to provide their bodies to their husbandsDevotion to GodSexualityMen are lustful aggressive o Women provide satisfaction to husbands o PassiveMarriage o People coming together to raise children and for wife to provide for her husband o Women were expected to be virgins o Sex is regulated to heterosexual marriage o Approve of polygamyUsed to protect wife and familyMore advanced than western societyBirth control is allowed to avoid pregnancy o Female Genital Manipulation The VeilHijab Burkkah o Problematic in the WestIdentity issuesWomen can choose whether or not they want to Veil
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