Woman's Identity And The Qur'An

Woman's Identity And The Qur'An

by Nimat Hafez Barazangi
     
 

An original and uncompromising study of the Qur'anic foundations of women's identity and agency, this book is a bold call to Muslim women and men to reread and reinterpret the Qur'an, Islam's most authoritative source, and to discover within its revelations an inherent affirmation of gender equality.See more details below

Overview

An original and uncompromising study of the Qur'anic foundations of women's identity and agency, this book is a bold call to Muslim women and men to reread and reinterpret the Qur'an, Islam's most authoritative source, and to discover within its revelations an inherent affirmation of gender equality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813027852
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : women's identity and the Qur'an1
1Pedagogical reading of the Qur'an22
2The religio-moral rational characteristics of the Qur'an and the story of creation37
3Autonomous morality and the principle of modesty52
4Gender equality (al-Musawah) and equilibrium (Taqwa)68
5Self-identity and self-learning : a shift in curriculum development86
Conclusions : where do we go from here?113

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