Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith and Jurisprudence
Oneworld Publications, 2006 M07 6 - 192 pages
Whether exploring the thorny issues of wives' sexual duties, divorce, homosexuality, or sex outside marriage, discussions of sexual ethics and Islam often spark heated conflict rather than reasoned argument. In this ground-breaking, lucid, and carefully constructed work, feminist Muslim scholar Dr Kecia Ali asks how one can determine what makes sex lawful and ethical in the sight of God. Drawing on both revealed and interpretative Muslim texts, Ali critiques medieval and contemporary commentators alike to produce a balanced and comprehensive study of a subject both sensitive and urgent, making this an invaluable resource for students, scholars, and interested readers.
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Sex Current conventional wisdom among Muslims and nonMuslims alike holds
that Islam is a religion with a positive view of human sexuality . 18 Medieval
Christian polemics against Islam viewed its sensualism as barbaric in
comparison to ...
justice and goodness with the injustice of slavery , or does viewing God as just
and good necessitate acceptance of slavery as part of the divine plan for
humanity ? To my mind , a proper response involves two propositions , each of
Their practice both authorizes by example human interpretive reasoning and
provides a useful model for constructive dialogue between textual sources and
social custom , something that has always mattered a great deal where sex and ...
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Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith and JurisprudenceUser Review - Publishers Weekly
In this important revised edition of Ali's major treatise on a feminist approach to Islam, she offers a broad and comprehensive view of how sexual ethics have been defined in Islam throughout history ... Read full review
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This book is excellent! This woman is a brilliant scholar: quotes from a variety of texts, presents both (sometimes multiple) sides of an argument, and honestly reveals her own biases. I can't recommend this book strongly enough!!! Read full review
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