A 160-page book by Maulavi Ashraf Ali Thanvi, a prominent Islamic scholar, published a very controversial book in 2005 that is starting to gain criticism.
The book’s blurb seems innocent:
‘The book… deals with the subject of marriage and after marriage relationship, as well as the various pitfalls of marriage, causes of breakdown and their causes.’
He are some excerpts out of the book according to the DailyMail.
" it might be necessary to restrain her with strength or even to threaten her"
"beat by hand or stick, withhold money from her or pull (her) by the ears"
"This is new to you, but the Muslim community knows that this is widespread, that a woman can be beaten. Muslim leaders will deny this, but…"