Handbook of a Healthy Muslim Marriage by Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera
By Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera, White Thread Press, paperback, 264 pages
The Handbook of a Healthy Muslim Marriage is the indispensable marriage guide. With a wealth of experience and a warm sympathetic tone, the author Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera brings the insight of a scholar with thousands of hours of spiritual and marital-counselling practice and Islamic erudition to this crucial subject.
Topics range from how to find a partner and dealing with in-laws to developing spousal intimacy and the unfortunate divorce.
Extremely well-thought-out, well-written and easily digestible with its casual tone
Offers an absolute wealth of anecdotal experiences along with cultural discussions and the necessary legal explanation.
Provides many real-life experiences and scenarios to make it relatable to each reader, especially in the West.
Suggests practical solutions to the multiple issues arising in any marriage, especially how to navigate conflict.
Provides detailed discussions on domestic violence and subjects like infertility and sexual intimacy.
Offers useful suggestions for kindling romance.
A handy resource for every couple throughout their journey of marriage.
A potential saver of couples from messing up their lives and making terrible errors they would later regret.
Contemporary Islamic self-help on marriage at its finest.
About the author:
Dr. Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera is a British Muslim scholar educated in both the Islamic and Western traditions. He earned his BA from the University of Johannesburg and completed his MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds an honorary fellowship at The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan.
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman has the unique experience of serving as an imam in Muslim communities on both sides of the Atlantic, eight years in Southern California and over five in the great city of London—and his continued work as an international speaker and lecturer enables him to address and offer pertinent advice on current challenges that face Muslims in the West.