Sexual ethics and Islam: feminist reflections on Qur'an, hadith, and jurisprudence

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Oneworld, 2006 - Psychology - 217 pages
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In this lucid and carefully constructed volume, feminist academic Kecia Ali examines classical Muslim texts and tries to evaluate whether a just system of sexual ethics is possible within an Islamic framework.

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User Review  - nabeelar - LibraryThing

This book is excellent! This woman is a brilliant scholar: quotes from a variety of texts, presents both (sometimes multiple) sides of an argument, and honestly reveals her own biases. I can't recommend this book strongly enough!!! Read full review

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User Review  - Hafsa - Goodreads

An excellent overview of sexual ethics in Islam. Kecia Ali situates her work on two basic questions. The first is the relevance of historical precedence to contemporary circumstances and the second is ... Read full review

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Slave
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