Sexuality and Islam

  title={Sexuality and Islam},
  author={A. Dialmy},
  journal={The European Journal of Contraception \& Reproductive Health Care},
  pages={160 - 168}
  • A. Dialmy
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care
This paper deals with three major questions: (1) What are the sexual norms defined by the sacred texts (Koran and Sunna)? (2) What are the sexual practices currently observed among Moslems? (3) To which extent are current sexual practices of Moslems dissociated from Islamic sexual norms? Sexual standards in Islam are paradoxical: on the one hand, they allow and actually are an enticement to the exercise of sexuality but, on the other hand, they discriminate between male and female sexuality… Expand
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