4: Women

Injustice
Intolerance
Cruelty and Violence
Absurdities
Women
Family Values
Good Stuff
Sex
Contradictions
Science and History
Interpretation

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Skeptic's Annotated Quran

Surah 4: Good Stuff

  1. Help orphans and don't steal from them. 4:2, 4:10

  2. Men and women proceed from one another. 4:25

  3. "Kill not one another." 4:29

  4. Be kind to parents, relatives, orphans, the needy, neighbors, and travelers. 4:36

  5. Whoever participates in a good cause, will be rewarded. Whoever participates in an evil cause, will bear the consequences thereof. (It's not true, but it's a nice thought.) 4:85

  6. If someone says Hi to you say Hi (or Howdy) back to them. 4:86

  7. It is good to help the poor and make peace. 4:114

  8. Value justice, for both poor and rich, even when it adversely affects you or your family's interests. 4:135

  9. Don't lend money at unfairly high rates of interest. 4:161

  10. "O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion."
    Other translations render this "O people of the Book, do not be fanatical in your faith." (Amen to that!) 4:171