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S nascent field of ur'anic scholarship and engages in a deep investigation as well as a radical critiue of its methods and approaches With a particular focus on feminist impasses in the ur'anic text she argues that many feminist interpretations rely on claims about fe Its a compelling read researched well thought out incredibly and written comprehensively Crticially reviewing the feminist uran exegesis Hidayathullah points out the wrongs in the gender uestions raised and the mistakes in the ways they were attempted to answer She has undertaken a herculian task challenging as it is vulnerable in multiple ways one for shaking the ground of islamic feminism which is a fruit of the decades painstaking labour and also because this could be easily used by Islamophobes and androcentrism seeking religious Yet she has managed to articulate nuancedly about the choices must be aware of and acknowledge not just while approaching to comprehend uraan but what we mean as Islam and how we live as muslims

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Feminist Edges of the uran

Aysha Hidayatullah presents the first comprehensive analysis of contemporary feminist interpretations of the ur'an Synthesizing prominent feminist readings of the ur'an in the United States since the late twentieth century she provides an essential introduction to thi I really enjoyed this unusual workI would recommend this book for people of strong aeedah willing to look at other opinions religiously The author doesn t seem to push one idea over the other usually but rather she asks us what we value as believers in Islam Are we trying to put gender euality in places it isn t Are we overlooking areas that were assumed to be sexist but really aren t Feminist Edges of the uran helped me understand other opinions on translations tafsir etc that are not as mainstream Literally taking a look at the edges of Islamic thought and discerning different ideas It s also generally well written

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Minist justice that are not fully supported by the text and she proposes a major revision to their exegetical foundations A provocative work of Muslim feminist theology Feminist Edges of the ur'an is a vital intervention in urgent conversations about women and the ur' I came across this book whilst taking a class on Islamic ethics at the university which briefly dealt with Islamic feminism I was hoping to learn and can definitely recommend this book as an introduction for anyone new to this field Hidayatullah after discussing why the feminist label is used or avoided does a great job of presenting the shared methodologies and interpretative strategies of many well known feminist exegetes of the ur an Not merely describing she offers a critiue and her own thoughts on how to move forward Much of the readings offered by the feminists came across as apologetic and unconvincing I ve recently read Khaled Abou El Fadl s book Reasoning with God Reclaiming Shari ah in the Modern Age which I actually thought made a much better case for feminist readings even though that wasn t the focus of the book I do have to admit that I see the interpretative gymnastics sometimes undertaken by the feminists as a sign of their dedication to thei


10 thoughts on “Feminist Edges of the uran

  1. says:

    The timing of this book seems perfect in light of the somewhat stalled project of Islamic feminism Since the first and second generation of Islamic feminist scholars little has been written about how to move for

  2. says:

    Aysha Hidayatullah’s Feminist Edges of the ur’an is a compelling read It engages sincerely and deeply with the increasingly significant field of feminist ur’an scholarship Heavily grounded in both the classical Islamic exegetical tradition and modern feminist theory Dr Hidayatullah does an excellent job in laying out her arguments Th

  3. says:

    I really enjoyed this unusual workI would recommend this book for people of strong aeedah willing to look at other

  4. says:

    This is a very interesting book and one that I hope provokes some much needed discussion in some circles It certainly gave me a lot to think aboutThe first two thirds or so is essentially an excellent summary of f

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    This book has some high ratings and perhaps rightly so on account of its potential to rejuvenate discourse in the field of Islamic feminism however I found it be disappointingly lackingHidayatullah begins with a l

  6. says:

    Its a compelling read researched well thought out incredibly and written comprehensively Crticially reviewing the feminist uran exegesis Hidayathullah points out the wrongs in the gender uestions raised and the mistakes in the ways they were attempted to answer She has undertaken a herculian task challenging as it is vulnerable in multiple ways one for shaking the ground of islamic feminism which is a fruit of

  7. says:

    Hidayatullah’s critical analysis of feminist exegesis of the uran is fundamental reading It re examines the crucial works that helped establish revolutionary women’s readings of the uran but at the same time provides

  8. says:

    I came across this book whilst taking a class on Islamic ethics at the university which briefly dealt with Islamic feminism I was hoping to learn and can definitely recommend this book as an introduction for anyone new to this fiel

  9. says:

    Excellent work The book covers almost all important aspects of Islamic Feminism This book is being used by one of my studen

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    Feminist edges of the uran is an excellent book that provides the reader with the history of uranic interpretation since it's revelation up to the present day After a recap of the history Hidayatullah covers the thought of contemporary Muslim feminists and then poses challenges and critiues to their lines of thought The author does a great job and not letting the book get stuck in one particular area and keep