Inside the Gender Jihad: Women's Reform in Islam

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Oneworld, 2006 - Religion - 286 pages
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In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American Muslim herself, introduces the feminist movement in Islam and delves into its challenges, its textual foundations in the Qur'an and its achievements. Beginning with her own place in the effort for greater justice for women in Islam, Wadud goes on tackle a number of pertinent issues, including the state of Muslim women's studies as a discipline in mainstream academia and the role of Muslim women in the domestic space.

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Wadud takes an interesting and novel approach to Islamic theology and grounds her arguments in Islamic terms, but ultimately, her argument is based on a single verse from the Quran, khalifah or agency ... Read full review


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Amina Wadud is an Islamic Studies Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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