Women And Men In The Qur'an

May 5, 2018|
Women And Men In The Qur'an by Asma Lamrabet
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This book distinguishes Islam as a spiritual message from the sociopolitical context of its revelation. While the sacred text of the Quran reveals a clear empowerment of women and equality of believers, such spirit is barely reflected in the interpretations. Trapped between Western rhetoric that portrays them as submissive figures in desperate need of liberation, and centuries-old, parochial interpretations that have almost become part of the "sacred," Muslim women are pressured and profoundly misunderstood. Asma Lamrabet laments this state of affairs and the inclination of both Muslims and non-Muslims to readily embrace flawed human interpretations that devalue women rather than remaining faithful to the meaning of the Sacred Text. Full of insight, this study carefully reads the Qur''an to arrive at its deeper spiritual teachings.  

Asma Lamrabet is the author of several books on the position of women in Islam, and has lectured widely on the topic. Her writings includeWomen in the Qur''an: An Emancipatory Reading(2016), and she received the Social Sciences Award in 2013 by the Arab Woman Organization.  Dr. Lamrabet was the Director of Studies at the R...
Title:Women And Men In The Qur'an
Product dimensions:195 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:195 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:May 5, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319787404

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