Asking the Clergy: How does your faith prepare couples for marriage?
Rabbi Ben Herman of Jericho Jewish Center
The Rev. Mark Bigelow of The Congregational Church of Huntington
Mahmood Kauser of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, New York
Till death do us apart" is a phrase heard during wedding ceremonies, yet nearly 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. prophet Muhammad enjoined Muslims to prepare for marriage by looking at compatibility in four areas: wealth, family, beauty and religious and moral standards. He added that the most weight should be given to religious and moral conduct because these remain forever while all other qualities are temporary......
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