The Position of Women in Islam: A Progressive View

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Challenging the conservative framers of Islamic law who accorded a lesser status to women, Mohammad Ali Syed argues that the Quran and the Hadith--the two primary sources of Islamic law--actually place Muslim women on the same level as Muslim men. Syed provides an overview of both sources and explores their respective roles in Islamic law, emphasizing the Quran's role as the supreme authority and questioning the authenticity of some of the alleged sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). From these texts, he elaborates women ...

The Position of Women in Islam: A Progressive View 2004, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791460962

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The Position of Women in Islam: A Progressive View 2004, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791460955

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