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Wife beating advice?

November 10, 2010

Is Said Ibn Al-Musayyib really someone that the University of Saskatchewan Muslim Student Association wants to study and emulate?  Really?

“In the sermon, aired January 7, 2010 on the Egyptian Islamic channel Al-Nas TV, Al-Sawsawi recounted the story of Said Ibn Al-Musayyib, a 7th-century Muslim scholar known for his piety, who married off his daughter to his student, Abu Wada’. Al-Musayyib imparted to his son-in-law advice on how to deal with his new wife: ‘If she bothers you – if something annoys you, or if you suspect anything – beat her on the spot with the rod. Break her head.’”

Not a good sign.

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