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By Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

Homosexuality is anathema to Islam – or so the vast majority of either believers and non-believers think. through the Muslim global, it really is met with hostility, the place country punishments diversity from hefty fines to the dying penalty. Likewise, quite a few students and commentators continue that the Qur’an and Hadith rule unambiguously opposed to same-sex kin. This pioneering research argues that there's way more nuance to the problem than so much think. In its narrative of Lot, the Qur’an can be interpreted as condemning lust relatively homosexuality. whereas a few Hadith are fiercely severe of homosexuality, a few are way more equivocal. One even seems to be to actively advise love among males. this can be the 1st publication size therapy to supply an in depth research of ways Islamic scripture, jurisprudence, and Hadith, can't merely accommodate a sexually delicate Islam, yet actively advise it. Scott Kugle is the 1st Muslim to post greatly at the factor of homosexuality and Islam. An self reliant learn pupil in Islamic reports, he has formerly held positions at Duke collage, the college of Cape city, and Swarthmore College.

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By Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

Homosexuality is anathema to Islam – or so the vast majority of either believers and non-believers think. through the Muslim global, it really is met with hostility, the place country punishments diversity from hefty fines to the dying penalty. Likewise, quite a few students and commentators continue that the Qur’an and Hadith rule unambiguously opposed to same-sex kin. This pioneering research argues that there's way more nuance to the problem than so much think. In its narrative of Lot, the Qur’an can be interpreted as condemning lust relatively homosexuality. whereas a few Hadith are fiercely severe of homosexuality, a few are way more equivocal. One even seems to be to actively advise love among males. this can be the 1st publication size therapy to supply an in depth research of ways Islamic scripture, jurisprudence, and Hadith, can't merely accommodate a sexually delicate Islam, yet actively advise it. Scott Kugle is the 1st Muslim to post greatly at the factor of homosexuality and Islam. An self reliant learn pupil in Islamic reports, he has formerly held positions at Duke collage, the college of Cape city, and Swarthmore College.

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