Spanish Imam Tells Muslim Men to Beat Their Wives:  Koran 4:34

The Abuse of Women in Islam is Mandated by the KoranThe Spanish imam is doctrinally correct about the treatment of women in Islam.  The explicit divine commands from Allah are laid out in the Koran, Sura 4:34:

 Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other, and because they spend of their property (for the support of women). So good women are the obedient, guarding in secret that which Allah hath guarded. As for those from whom ye fear rebellion, admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and scourge them. Then if they obey you, seek not a way against them. Lo! Allah is ever High, Exalted, Great.

Muslim Women Will Always Play Second Fiddle

Islam is a patriarchal religion, culture and legal/political system. No matter what Muslim women say or write, they will always play second-fiddle to the Muslim man.  And that will always be the case.  Why? Because the misogyny is made sacred, it is a command from god and can never be changed, for Allah is perfect and therefore, his commands are perfect, and as such, eternal.

Here’s an excerpt from the article :

A Spanish imam near Barcelona is under investigation after allegedly calling on the faithful to “discipline” errant wives using physical and psychological violence, police said on Tuesday.

The imam in the city of Terrassa is under investigation for “disseminating discriminatory messages and violating the principle of equality and of women’s right to physical and moral integrity,” police said in a statement.

“He provided concrete examples of the manner in which wives should be beaten, how to isolate them inside the family home and how to deny them sexual relations,” said the police, saying they had received testimony to the effect from numerous witnesses.

Here in the US, a Muslim man writing in the Huffington Post uses Sura 4:34 to show us how to solve our domestic violence problems. He never actually quotes the whole sura but explains it to us as a method of anger management, reformation and reconciliation.  His twisting and turnings and whitewashing of the doctrine is an amazing process of dissimulation and justification of wife beating.

Notice that the comments in this article are sharply divided.  The infidels are incredulous, quote the entire sura and are not influenced by his arguments, while the Muslims are all so happy, almost giddy, to see their doctrine offered to the infidels as a cure for the ills of the Great Satan.  They deny or ignore the facts given by the infidels.

There is a paragraph by paragraph refutation of the article at AtlasShrugs that is worth reading.  However, I don’t agree with Pam Geller that the Huffington Post shouldn’t publish these types of articles. We have to know how Muslims perceive the world so we can understand their point of view.  Otherwise, we will only project onto them and their ideology our own knowledge and believe they think like us, which isn’t true.  And that’s no way to defend our civilization, its history of individual rights and it’s place in history as the first civilization to give equal rights to women.

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About Asma Marwan

The Story of the Poetess Asma bint [daughter of] Marwan and her Death * There was a poetess [in Medina] who wrote a poem against Mohammed and his new way of life, Islam. Mohammed said, “Who will rid me of Marwan’s daughter?” One of his followers heard him and on that very night went to the woman’s home and killed her. The assassin was able to do the work in the dark as the woman slept. Her other children lay in the room, but her babe lay on her breast. The stealthy assassin removed the child and drove the knife into her with such force that he pinned her to the bed. In the morning, he went to Mohammed and told him [what he’d done]. Mohammed said, “You have helped Allah and his Apostle.” When asked about the consequences, Mohammed said, “Two goats won’t butt their heads together over this.” Mohammed turned to the people in the mosque. He said, “If you wish to see a man who has assisted Allah and his Prophet, look ye here.” Omar cried, “What, the blind Omeir?” “No,” said Mohammed, “call him Omeir the Seeing.” * from the Sira (the life of Mohammed) Source Texts Guillaume, A. 1955. The Life of Mohammad: A Translation of Bin Ishaq’s Sirat Rasul Allah Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 996. Muir, Sir William. 1923. The Life of Mohammad: From Original Sources Edinburgh: Reprint, John Grant, page 239.