A Taste of Honey: Sexuality and Erotology in Islam

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Rabaah Publishers, Aug 12, 2015 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages

A Taste of Honey provides a scholarly exposition on the prominent place that sexuality and erotology enjoyed in traditional Islam. The book is divided into two parts; part one presents a critical examination of sexual ethics and part two consists of a concise treatise on the art of seduction and lovemaking.


The central aim of this book argues that Islam is a sexually enlightened religion which teaches that sensuality should not be devoid of spirituality. The book also argues that the loss of sacred sensuality afflicting modern society can be reclaimed by a revival of the classical erotological tradition.


Drawing upon the Qur’ān, ĥadīth and traditional erotological literature, the book follows the style and composition of classical Eastern and Afro-Arab love texts such as the Kama Sutra and Jalāl ad-Dīn aś-Śuyūţī’s erotic treatises. A Taste of Honey is a thought-provoking work on a highly sensitive, yet extremely important subject.

 

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A great and informative read. The book is highly researched with tons of information and useful tips on how to improve your lovemaking skills. Highly recommended book for anyone interested in the topic of sexuality from an Islamic perspective. Really enjoyed this Islamic Kama Sutra!

Contents

Modesty ĥayā
42
Sexual Desire hawā
53
Beauty jamāl
98
Love ĥubb
116
Fidelity iffah
133
Infidelity fawāĥish 110
144
7
160
8
174
9
192
The Woman of Quality
227
Sensual Massage tadlīk
258
Conclusion Superiority of the Love of Allah
311
Index
333
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About the author (2015)

Habeeb Akande is a British born writer, historian and erotologist of Yoruba descent. He graduated from Kingston University with a First Class BA with Honours degree in Business and Film Studies. After his graduation, he travelled to Cairo, Egypt to study Arabic, Islamic Law and Islamic History at al-Azhar High School and University.

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