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Marriage (the contract) is permissible with a minor, according to the majority view. Although many of the scholars have noted such a marriage to be discouraged under normal circumstances. Being a minor is however a legal obstacle to the consummation of marriage i.e. handing over the bride to the husband and allowing him to have intercourse, because a minor ...


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The man is to pay the woman he marries a mahr. If she is later divorced just because the man wanted to replace her, she is not left with nothing. “But if you want to replace one wife with another and you have given one of them a great amount [in gifts], do not take [back] from it anything. Would you take it in injustice and manifest sin?”(Qur'an 4:20 ...


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Let's go through the points you've addressed. First of all as you said in Islam there's no fix prescription for a marriage age. However such marriages in general could be regarded more like an exception than being the usual case -today even more than in earlier times-. These prescriptions rather are based on social perception of the matter. Maybe 1400 years ...


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This story appears in a long hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari. I'd recommend you to read the whole hadith as I will only display here the relevant part: ... After Ishmael's mother had died, Abraham came after Ishmael's marriage in order to see his family that he had left before, but he did not find Ishmael there. When he asked Ishmael's wife about him, she ...


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