Now, drawing on the same lines, the case of women prisoners of war follows, but given to the sensitiveness of their nature and delicacy of handling their matter, Islam proposes what is best for them in after-war conditions. After she has lived in your house and mourned her father and mother for a full month, then you may go to her and be her husband and she shall be your wife. Muhammad and his followers fought many battles. In Islamic jurisprudenceslavery was an exceptional condition, [ additional citation s needed ] with the general rule being a presumption of freedom al-'asl huwa 'l-hurriya — " The basic principle is liberty " for a person if his or her origins were unknown. She is to be given the status of a woman in Israel and is not to be regarded as a slave, or simply as contraband from the battle. Jerusalem Post Middle East.
Note also that this passage deals with more than just marriage.
Two classes of slave existed: In Bukhari Volume 5it is shown that Ali had sex with one of the females before the distribution of "Khumus" occurred. And if not, why the change? Remember this woman was a Gentile, and as such was not expected to have the covenant protection as a Jewish woman would have been. This verse is for Muhammad. Pakistan's army supports U. One has to ask what kind of god Muhammad really worshipped.