Necrophilia in IslamApril 2012:Egyptian parliamentarians try to pass a
"Farewell Intercourse" lawlegalizing sex with one’s wife up to six hours after she dies.
Does Islam prohibit this practice?
The proposed Egyptian
"Farewell Intercourse" law
is based on the following hadith*...*
: Deeds and sayings of Muhammad the Prophet of Islam.Kanz al-Ummal, Al-Hindi # 37611 (13/610)
37611 - :::
Muhammad said: I have dressed her (Fatima, the dead woman) in my shirt so thatshe may be dressed in heavenly robes and I have laid with her in her grave so thatthe pressure of the grave may be alleviated from her.Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, took off his shirt and placed it on a dead womanand
"lay with her" in her grave.The Arabic root-word used for "Intercourse" in the phrase "Farewell Intercourse"
is derived from the same root-word that Muhammad used to explain what he didwith the dead woman: (d-j-’)