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Fatima is Fatima

by : Dr. Ali Shari'ati

Back You are here: Home Books Family The Islamic Hijab (Veil)

The Islamic Hijab (Veil) - Endnotes

Article Index



1. Wa'id in Arabic means to bury girl children alive, Arabs, during the pre-Islamic era of Jahiliyah, practised this custom and used different ways to do it, Once Islam came, it abolished this heinous practise and prevented them from doing it forever.

2. Islam wa al-mar'ah (Islam and Women). Saeed Afghani quoting from Tirmidhi.

3. Ibid., Jami' al-Saghir.

4. Man la yahdroho al-Faqih, Sheikh Saduq, vol. 3, chap. 103, Hub al- Nisa'.

5. Majma' al-Bayan, Sheikh Tabrasi, vol. 5, Irfan Printing House, Saida, 1937, p.442.

6. Dhilal al-Qur'an, Shahid Sayyid Qotb, vol. 8, p. 479. Dar Ihya' al-Turath al-Arabi, 1971, Beirut.

7. Al-Mar'afi Jami' al- Adyan wa al-Usur, Muhammad Abdullah Maqsud, p. 38, Quoting it from the book Woman During History, p. 41.

8. Ibid., quoting from the book The Right of a Husband Upon His Wife and the Right of a Wife Upon Her Husband, Taha Abdullah Afifi, p 12-13.

9. Nidham Huquq al-Mar'a fi al-Islam, Shahid Sheikh Murtadha Mutahari, p,269, 1st edition, 1404 A, H., Tehran.

10. Mas'alat al-Hijab, Shahid Murtadha Mutahari, p.49, 1st ed., 1407 A. H. Tehran.

11. Ibid., p, 87 quoting from the book Iran During the Sassanian Period.

12. Majalat al-Ifaf No. 9, p.25.

13. Al-Mar'a fi Jamii' al-Adyan wa al-Usur, Muahammad Abdullah Maqsud, p.48.

14. Mas'lat al-Hijab, Shahid Murtadha Mutahari.

15. Al-Qabas Newspaper, Kuwait, issued 6.2.1976, which also quotes from an Italian Magazine Timbo.

16. Ibid., 6-10-1976.

17. Man and Religion, English version, 1st ed., p,81, Al-Balagh Foundation quoting from a bulletin by Al-Iskanadariah University.

18. Ibid., p.82.

19. Ibid., p,84.

20. Ibid.

21. Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon No, 192.

22. Bihar al- Anwar, Majlisi, vol. 79, p, 64, narrated by Ibn Dawood, Tirmidhi, Nisai', Bukhari, Ibn Maja.

23. Sahih al-Kafi, vol. 3, p, 74.

24. Ibid. p. 82.

25. Mishkat al-Anwar, p, 155.

26. Sahih al-Kafi, vol. 3, p. 12.

27. Ibid., vol. 1, p. 163.

28. Wasa'il al-Shi'ah, vol. 9, p, 63.

29. Sahih al-Bukhari, vol. 7-9, p. 63.

30. Mishkat al-Anwar, p, 236.

31. Al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib from Hadith al-Sharif vol. 3. p. 34.

32. Ibid., p. 35, 33, Tuhaf al-Uqol an aali al- Rasool, Al-Harrani, p, 23.

34. Al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, vol. 3, p, 46.