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Inside the Gender Jihad: Women's Reform in Islamby Amina Wadud
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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.
An examination of the efforts of Muslim women throughout the world to acquire equal status while preserving Muslim ideals is an introduction to the feminist movement in Islam that addresses such issues as the state of Muslim women's studies as a discipline in mainstream academia and the role of Muslim women in the domestic space. Original.
In this insightful study, Amina Wadud introduces the feminist movement in Islam and delves into its challenges, textual foundations in the Qur?an and its achievements.
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