Although alcohol is considered haram (prohibited or sinful) by the majority of Muslims, a significant minority drinks, and those who do often outdrink their Western counterparts. Among drinkers, Chad and a number of other Muslim-majority countries top the global ranking for alcohol consumption.
Why cant Muslims drink alcohol?
“In their argument by way of reasoning they said that the Koran has explicitly laid down that the Illa (underlying cause) of prohibition of khamr (wine) is that it prevents the remembrance of God and breeds enmity and hatred…
Why do Muslims have beards?
A beard is often considered a symbol of devout Muslim men: The Prophet Muhammad is believed to have worn a beard, and religious Muslims try to emulate him. Extremists in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia, however, have demanded that their followers grow a beard, and threatened men who refused to do so.
Can Muslims get divorced?
Divorce in Islam can take a variety of forms, some initiated by the husband and some initiated by the wife. The main traditional legal categories are talaq (repudiation), khulʿ (mutual divorce), judicial divorce and oaths. The theory and practice of divorce in the Islamic world have varied according to time and place.