Are you going to do what your Mom says the rest of your life, or are you going to go with the man of dreams? KATRINA: When I came out of the wedding ceremony, I saw that not only had my name been changed, but my religion had been changed also. SCOTT ROSS (reporting): It didnt take long for Katrina to realize this was not what she bargained for. KATRINA: I had compromised the deity of Jesus Christ. On the MPAC [Muslim Public Affairs Council e-mail]distribution list, a debate began with a message from a man who seemed to suggest that American Muslims needed to come up with solutions to the problem of what young Muslims should do who are not being allowed to date because of Islamic traditions, yet are not marrying at a young age.
The thing is, I was a late bloomer and had absolutely no interest in dating—what I knew of it, anyway, based on Molly Ringwald’s characters in John Hughes films like . There was no way she was going to let me go to the movies with a man.
Katrinas new husband also showered her with fabulous gifts. He took me on the dance floor and literally swept me off my feet.
SCOTT ROSS (reporting): That was just her spending money. At any time during your dating process did the spiritual roots of your lifei.e. KATRINA: Absolutely, but he kept telling me it was the same God, just a different language, that Allah was the same God as the God I served. I say that love is not blind, its deaf and dumb also.
In Talmudic times the practice was to dip bread in salt to give it some flavor.
Jewish law states that for "clean bread" (and ours surely qualifies) this is not required.Almost immediately, a few members of the group responded resolutely along the lines of: "There is no premarital sex in Islam, and we shouldn't waste our time talking about this." One woman explained why sex outside of marriage is forbidden in Islam, for very good reasons. Sex outside of marriage is an injustice against women, as any negative consequences of such actions are almost totally shouldered by them, specifically pregnancy. Basically, if you want to have sex and be a good Muslim, you should get married.