Publisher/Manufacturer: Meccacentric Da'Wah Group (2007)
Product specifications: DVD approximate running time 1 Hours and 30 minutes
Item type: Lecture DVD
Dr. Munir El-Kassem discusses the equality, identity, and functional roles of men and women from an Islamic perspective with comparisons to that of Western standards. An emphasis is made on our tendency to judge Islam against these standards and the negative effects that result from such a mistake for our family, our children, and our ummah. Dr. Munir encourages the audience to rediscover true Islamic values for the sake of ourselves as well as the next generation. This lecture also addresses the common questions relating to women's rights.Other topics discussed: the creation of Adam and Eve, wearing the hijab with dignity and confidence, conforming to the norm, career vs. raising a family, sisters speaking in public, providing a support system for those who desire marriage, pursuing marriage without a wali or a Muslim family, why men can have four wives, the role of women in giving da'wah, Muslim women not being allowed to marry non-Muslim men, the civic law of divorce vs. the Islamic law of divorce, the obedience of the wife to the husband, men having a degree over women, modesty in entertainment by women, and sisters wearing make-up and perfume.