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The Philosophy of Marriages of Prophet Muhammad
 
Subject:  Society and culture
The Original Language:  Farsi
Translated By:  Ahmed H. Sheriff
Size:  10.5x14 cm
Pages:  18
 
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The Prophet of Islam started his married life at the age of twenty-five years to a widowed fourty year old lady and lived only with this esteemed lady until after his fiftieth year. And expressed his most superior and sincere sentiments to only this great lady of Islam, to such an extent that after her death also, this esteemed lady was clearly and intensively envied by some of the prophets (s.a.w) young wives - who after her death gained that position. 
The amazing point here is that after the age fifty and decrepit ness when usually body ability is on the decline, and also when his mind and time was completely at the disposal of the backbreaking problems of the Prophet hood, the Prophet (s.a.w) made several different marriages. Even more amazing is at this time which was the era of the Holy Prophets greatness of appearance and the best maidens would be proud to marry the great Prophet (s.a.w), at the same time the Holy Prophet (s.a.w) chose to marry a middle aged and sometimes decrepit widows.
Paying attention to this point makes completely clear this truth that the aim of the Prophets (s.a.w) marriage was not bodily and sexual but a more superior and higher view. 
After Khdijah Kobra, peace be upon her, the different marriages of the Prophet (s.a.w) became, by the westerners and especially the groups of Christian forerunners, a subject of reproach, rebuke and a great deal of Idle talk. The westerners and especially the Christian forerunners think of the Prophets (s.a.w) marriages as a suitable point to justify their hard criticism and foul language, and about this subject they began to make up legends and distort the historical truth. 
What was the aim of theses marriages? Why did the Prophet (s.a.w) chose these widowed and middle aged and sometimes decrepit ladies for marriage? What is the undeniable truth in the midst of these unknown and superstitious stories? In this book, even with its short and brief pages, we are acquainted with a summary and analysis on these debates.

 
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