Islamic Law

PUNISHMENT FOR ADULTERY IN ISLAM
A Detailed Examination

By: Dr. Ahmad Shafaat

(Started on February, 2003)

Contents

INTRODUCTION

Part I: THE QUR`ANIC PENALTY FOR ZINA` AND HOW THE SUPPORTERS OF RAJM DEAL WITH IT

Chapter 1: The Claim That The Qur`anic Punishment Is For The Case Of An Unmarried Person Only

Chapter 2: The Claim That For Married Persons The Sunnah/Hadith Abrogated The Qur`anic Penalty Or Prescribed A Second Penalty

Chapter 3: The Claim That The Stoning Penalty Is Or Was Once Found In The Qur`an

Chapter 4: The Qur`an and the Pre-Qur`anic Penalties for Zina`

Part II: AHADITH ABOUT RAJM

Chapter 5:   Death Penalty For Homosexuality, Incest, And Bestiality

Chapter 6:   Rajm Of A Jewish Couple

Chapter 7:  Rajm Of A Man Of Aslam

Chapter 8:  Rajm Of A Woman Of Ghamid

Chapter 9:   Rajm Of An Employer’s Wife

Chapter 10:  Combining 100 Lashes With Banishment Or Rajm

Chapter 11: Other Ahadith About Rajm

Part III: CLAIMS OF TAWATUR AND IJMA‘

Chapter 12: Claim Of  Tawatur

Chapter 13: Claim Of  Ijma‘ Among Companions And Successors

Chapter 14: When And How The Consensus Was Really Formed And What Does It Mean

CONCLUSION

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