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6 edition of Women and Islam found in the catalog.

Women and Islam

an historical and theological inquiry

by Fatima Mernissi

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Published by Kali for Women in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslim women.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-213) and index.

    StatementFatima Mernissi ; translated by Mary Jo Lakeland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .M465 1993g
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21318195M
    ISBN 108185107718
    OCLC/WorldCa31136879

    Support Us. The museudelantoni.com site and the DILP are entirely supported by individual donors and well wishers. If you regularly visit this site and wish to show your appreciation, or if you wish to see further development of museudelantoni.com, please donate online. Are Islamic societies inherently oppressive to women? Is the trend among Islamic women to appear once again in veils and other traditional clothing a symbol of regression or an effort to return to a "pure" Islam that was just and fair to both sexes? In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the /5(4).

    Summary: This is a page book report on the recent historical study Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern museudelantoni.com book chronicles the position of women in Islamic society from the first marriage of Muhammad to the present day. It is steeped in the traditions of women’s studies, but it draws heavily upon historical accounts of Islam as a religion and a socio-cultural system. Conversion to Islam by women in the West may evoke a range of sensitive issues. Crossing religious and ethnic boundaries generally disturbs conventions and can engender hostility. Female conversions may raise even stronger reactions because traditions have often constructed women as symbols of ethnic and religious boundaries.

    Jun 10,  · This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines polygamy as a male right, others seeing it as permitted but discouraged in favour of monogamy Cited by: Political projects of modern nation-states, the specificities of their nationalist histories and the positioning of Islam vis-a-vis diverse nationalisms are addressed in this volume with respect to their implications and consequences for women through a series of case studies.


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It is most powerful and compelling in its absence of clichés and hedgings, and more than anyone before her Ahmed discusses women and gender in Islam as a lived and contested reality."—Edward W. Said. In Islam, scriptures, cultural traditions, and jurisprudence affect the relationship between men and women.

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