8 Amina Wadud, Inside the Gender Jihad: Women’s Reform in Islam (Oxford: Oneworld, ). 9 Carol Hanisch, “The Personal is Political,” was published in. Amina Wadud gave a lecture as a part of our Islam in America Lecture Series on ” Gender Jihad” Amina Wadud is the author of many books including Inside the. Read “Inside The Gender Jihad Women’s Reform in Islam” by Amina Wadud with Rakuten Kobo. In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This is, of course, a reality for much of the world as well. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Mar 12, Wawan rated it really liked it. She is the author of “Qur’an and Woman: Would you like us to take another look at this review?

This is one of the reasons why Islam had such great appeal to me. The first change was that I gained visibility even though I am a private person.

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Beverly kessekisses rated it it was amazing Jul 15, All this caused me a great deal of conflict. I tried to refuse all sensationalist interviews for a long time, and I retired from university.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. I do get angry however that many of her views, which I think are necessary for the Islamic world, are destroyed and cast off because she and others choose radical action having a non-veiled woman make the call to prayer in a church in Boston for example as opposed to critical, scholarly discussion which I think she is more than capable of.


Islam, the West and the Challenges of Modernity. Perhaps that is what she wants and she feels that the mihad needs to change and refuses to take part in the traditional discussion. Wadud has spoken at universities, as well as grassroots, government and non-government forums throughout the United Statesthe Middle EastSoutheast AsiaAfrica and Europe.

Her speaking engagements include the keynote address “Islam, Justice, and Gender” at the international conference Understanding Conflicts: Finding Mecca in America. The Road to Democracy in Iran.

Retrieved March 24, Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity. University of California Press. Amina Wadud born September 25, is an American Muslim woman with a progressive focus on Qur’an exegesis interpretation of the holy text. The women who are learned and frustrated that they cannot be the imam are going to see that someone got the guts to break ranks and do it.

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Islamic studiesIslamic feminismtheologyphilosophyinterfaith dialogue. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Jun 06, Brian Wright rated it liked it. Whenever there is a difference in the ijtihad interpretation of the Holy Books we have inaide use our intelligence to understand the real meaning geender Islam.

Wadud has also openly advocated “pluralism” and “equality” as an endorsement of a LGBT rights.

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This is the reason why, inI accepted the invitation to lead a mixed prayer in the Synod House, New York. I wanted to prove that human beings are on an horizontal line of reciprocity, that means that there is no role that is fixed by gender unless determined by biology. Add all three to Cart Add all three waadud List. Women’s Reform in Islam by Amina Wadud.


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In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American Muslim herself, introduces the feminist movement in Islam and delves into its challenges, its textual foundations in the Qur’an and its achievements. It is like a man who wears an unfinished dress.

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See if you have enough points for this item. I do get angry however that many of her views, which I think are necess I read this for a class that I didn’t enjoy so this review is difficult.

Want to Read saving…. This is a great book, it really opens my eyes to women’s issues in a religion that is obviously very liberating to women. Women and Gender in Islam: Buy the selected items together This item: More than a decade later, Wadud decided to lead Friday prayers salat for a congregation in the United States, breaking with Islamic laws, which allows only male imams prayer leaders in mixed-gender congregations. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.