This is the second part to a previous entry that can be found here. Please read it first before continuing in this part.
This book tells the story of a woman, Norah Vincent, who decided to disguise herself and live her life as a man for one year. In this entry I highlight some of the passages about which I had much to say…
Earlier today, I found some old video footage on YouTube of 1901 U.K. that you may also find interesting.
I have been a little busy over the past few months to maintain this blog unfortunately. I hope that I will be able to be more consistent in the year ahead.
I have read a large number of books over the past year, so let me share a couple of lines about 12 of them, one for every month, in no particular order.
I was recently asked to give a lecture, or a series of lectures, on the topic of marital issues in our communities. So the notes I prepared were organized to present the issues one may encounter before getting married first, such as the characteristics to look for in the husband and the wife; celibacy; getting to know the spouse before the marriage, etc. And then address issues encountered once married.
I thought that I would share these notes on this blog, as they may perhaps be of interest to some readers… The following is a first entry in a series of entries on the topic of Introduction to Islamic Teachings on Marital Issues: the general characteristics of the husband.
So what’s the story with the hijab, the headscarf? What’s religious and what’s cultural?
This is a 7th entry in the series of Things that are good to know about your Muslim friend. Make sure to read the first six entries if you missed them, and which had to do with:
- Physical contact between the genders
- Dancing and music
- Christmas and other celebrations
- Purity and impurity in Islam
Physical contact between members of the opposite gender in Islam
This is a 6th entry in the series of Things that are good to know about your Muslim friend. Make sure to read the first five entries if you missed them, and which had to do with: