by Mukhtar Ahmad Cheema
Being a complete and final religion from God, Islam guides all aspects of our lives. This guidance is contained in the Holy Quran; the life-time examples (that is, the Sunnah) and the sayings (Hadith) of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be on him).
In the USA, our members grow up in a non-Islamic culture, and there are also converts to Islam who need to learn the Islamic guidelines on marriage (just as in other matters). In light of this, Jama’at Ahmadiyya in USA has collected the relevant teachings on marriage.
These contain the Quranic injunctions, extracts from the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be on him, his example and written material obtained from the writings of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah, peace be on him.
The compilation of the material is divided as follows:
This treatise is presented in the hope that many of the questions will be answered and that it will form the basis for mutual discussion among the parties. In particular it may help in defining expectations for married life as an Ahmadi Muslim. In Sha’ Allah.