Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading

By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

An unique examine of the Qur'anic foundations of women’s id and business enterprise, this booklet is a daring name to Muslim men and women to reread and reinterpret the Qur'an and to find inside of its revelations an inherent confirmation of gender equality.
Barazangi asserts that Muslim ladies were commonly excluded from complete participation in Islamic society, and hence from complete and equivalent Islamic id, essentially as a result of patriarchal readings of the Qur'an and the total diversity of early Qur'anic literature. in line with her learn of the sacred textual content, she argues that Islamic greater studying is a easy human correct, that ladies have equivalent authority to take part within the interpretation of Islamic basic resources, and that ladies will discover their simply function in society and their power as humans simply once they are taken with the translation of the Qur'an.
       Barazangi deals a curricular framework for self-teaching that may arrange Muslim girls for an energetic position in citizenship and policymaking in a pluralistic society by way of declaring the self-identity of the Muslim girl as an independent religious and highbrow human being.

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