In the Quran we learn what awaits men in Islamic heaven: “We shall marry them to Houris (female fair ones) with wide, lovely eyes.” [Quran 44:54] Could longing to be with houris impel Islamic State members to strive for martyrdom by waging war?
To help us answer this question, let us first consider a hadith and then watch a short video. Here is the hadith:
So, after reading the hadith and watching the video, our Debate Question is: Could longing to be with the houris compel some Muslim men to strive to become martyrs?
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