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Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an

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Does Islam call for the oppression of women? The subjugation of women in many Muslim countries is often used as evidence of this, while many Muslims read the Qur'an in ways that seem to justify sexual oppression and inequality. In this paradigm-shifting book, Asma Barlas argues that, far from supporting male privilege, the Qur'an actually affirms the complete equality of the sexes. Offering a historical analysis of religious authority and knowledge, Barlas shows how, for centuries, Muslims have read patriarchy into the Qur ...

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Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
2019, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781477315927

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Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
2019, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863564628

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"believing Women" in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292709041

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"believing Women" in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292709034

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