Skip to comments.Saudi Cleric Muhammad Al-'Arifi: Islam Does Not Set a Minimum Age for Marriage
Posted on 07/11/2011 10:20:23 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Following are excerpts from a religious program featuring Saudi cleric Muhammad Al-'Arifi, which aired on Iqra TV on July 5, 2011:
Muhammad Al-'Arifi: There is no agreed-upon minimum age for the marriage of a boy or a girl. It depends upon their maturity. Let's assume that someone wants to marry your 20-year-old daughter. But your daughter's mentality and capabilities She wouldn't know how to handle it. You feel that her marriage is bound to fail, because she has no understanding of how she is supposed to behave. You think that this girl is not ready to get married. It would be best to wait two or three years.
We don't want to marry her off, and then have her husband divorce her after 2-3 weeks, saying: "What is this?! This girl doesn't know what to do, she has no appreciation of marital life. She knows nothing." In such a case, it is better to delay marrying her off.
In the days of Prophet Muhammad and his companions, people would get married at a younger age. For example, how old was 'Aisha when the Prophet Muhammad married her? I will give you a hint.
Member of panel of Saudi youth: She was seven years old.
Muhammad Al-'Arifi: And how old was she when he had sex with her?
Member of panel: Fourteen.
Muhammad Al-'Arifi: Fourteen?! No way, she was nine. You are getting married tonight and you still can't count
She was nine years old. People might think it is strange that he married such a young girl. But this was the age at which they used to get married. The proof is that when the Prophet told Abu Bakr that he wanted to marry 'Aisha what did Abu Bakr say? He said: "You are more than welcome, oh Messenger of Allah, but my daughter is already married." At seven years old she was already married.
If a girl's physical and mental build allows her to get married, it is okay for her to get married. There is no minimum age for a girl's marriage set by Islam.
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Neither does Christianity, as far as I know...
He is right about that. Some of these savages see nothing wrong with a 50 or 60 year old marrying a 10 year old girl.
Institutionalized perversity of a kind we can’t even grasp.
It is all of a piece with every other bit of their tortured
‘civilization’. They probably see this as the equivalent of
being “Strict Constitutionalists”, since they’re after all only trying to live up to the ideas of their own “Founding Father”, Mohammed.
The ideal situation for these Muslims would be an endless harem of wives giving birth to an endless series of children for the husband to “marry” when the time came.
“Neither does Christianity, as far as I know... “
I’ve never read any either.
They are such pervs.
They say Mohammed was the PERFECT man, NONE of them see anything wrong with an adult marrying a 6 year old and consumating the marriage at age 9.
A conquering warlord wrote the laws of Islam and the cultists adhere to them.
as a fool in paradise correctly says, Islam specifically permits an old man to have sex with a 9 year old CHILD.
and in today’s modern world, in many muslim countries, this is being LEGALLY done.
i don’t know ANY Christian, who would condone this. The Bible doesn’t have specifics on everything, or spell out everything forbidden. but i think a Christian understands the difference between a woman becoming a wife, and a child, being raped by a pedophile.
and thanks to Bobalu for posting those drawings.
especially the one that fits the Hadith, that Aisha was playing with her dolls, when Mohammad took her away for sex.
(after “thighing” her, etc., from ages 6-8.)
and thanks to DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis, who posts many important articles like this, that i wish more people would read.
Absolutely. Islam as a religion is morally inferior...