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Perplexity of a Muslim Woman : Over Inheritance, Marriage, and Homosexuality (Hardcover) (Olfa Youssef)
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Using the methodology of modern scholars in the fields of Arabic lexicography, linguistics, and psychoanalysis, Tunisian feminist scholar Olfa Youssef investigates the rulings about inheritance, marriage, and homosexuality in the Qur’anic text itself and compares them with the androcentric interpretations provided by male Muslim theologians and legal scholars from medieval times to the present, which today inform the body of the sharia law in many parts of the Muslim world.
Number of Pages: 156
Genre: Social Science, Language + Art + Disciplines
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Olfa Youssef
Street Date: March 8, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-7005
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