Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources

Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources

by Susan Spectorsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 9004211519

ISBN-13: 9789004211513

Pub. Date: 10/11/2011

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Drawing on legal and ḥadīth texts from the formative and classical periods of Islamic legal history, this book offers an overview of the development of the questions prominent jurists asked and answered when they thought about women's issues.

Overview

Drawing on legal and ḥadīth texts from the formative and classical periods of Islamic legal history, this book offers an overview of the development of the questions prominent jurists asked and answered when they thought about women's issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004211513
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. Women in the Qurʾān
2. Marriage in the Formative Period
3. Divorce in the Formative Period
4. From the Formative to the Classical Periods
5. Women’s lives
Conclusion
Works Cited
Index of Quran’s Verses
Index of Names
Subject Index

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