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Q: An argument I hear of Atheists and non muslims is that religion and Islam also say that sexual pleasure is only allowed within the bonds of marriage, however the rebuttle that they mention is that marriage existed before religion came. What is the answer for this question?


A: This is incorrect. Religion existed before marriage.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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