Feminist Edges of the Qur'an by Aysha A. Hidayatullah

By Aysha A. Hidayatullah

Aysha Hidayatullah offers the 1st finished research of latest feminist interpretations of the Qur'an. Synthesizing well known feminist readings of the Qur'an within the usa because the overdue 20th century, she presents an important creation to this nascent box of Qur'anic scholarship and engages in a deep investigation-as good as an intensive critique-of its tools and techniques. With a specific concentrate on feminist "impasses" within the Qur'anic textual content, she argues that many feminist interpretations depend upon claims approximately feminist justice that aren't absolutely supported through the textual content, and she or he proposes an incredible revision to their exegetical foundations. A provocative paintings of Muslim feminist theology, Feminist Edges of the Qur'an is an important intervention in pressing conversations approximately ladies and the Qur'an.

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