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Women in the Quran, traditions, and interpretation

Author: Barbara Freyer Stowasser
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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By telling the stories of women in Qur'an and interpretation, the author introduces Islamic doctrine and its past and present socio-economic and political applications. She establishes the link between the female figure as cultural symbol, and Islamic self-perceptions from the beginning to the present time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Freyer Stowasser
ISBN: 9780199853397 0199853398 9780195111484 0195111486
OCLC Number: 776941589
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1995.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 206 pages)
Responsibility: Barbara Freyer Stowasser.
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Despite the attention surrounding Middle Eastern attitudes toward women, there has been little study of the statements regarding women in the Quran. This work studies the women of Islamic sacred  Read more...

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